Archaeologists dig at site of ancient city near Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria

November 15, 2014 4:15 PM

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Archaeologists dig at site of ancient city near Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria

Nicolo Marchetti, right, a professor of archaeology and art history of the Ancient Near East at the University of Bologna, right, walks at an archaeologic site outside Karkemish, Turkey, meters away from the Turkey-Syria border and the Syrian city of Jarablous, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 Archaeology and war don't usually mix, yet that's been the case for years at Karkemish, an ancient city along the Turkey-Syria border where an excavation team announced its newest finds Saturday just meters from Islamic State group-controlled territory. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) (The Associated Press)

Archaeologists stand at a site outside Karkemish, Turkey, meters away from the Turkey-Syria border and the Syrian city of Jarablous, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 Archaeology and war don't usually mix, yet that's been the case for years at Karkemish, an ancient city along the Turkey-Syria border where an ...

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