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whitehatlurker's Journal: Ancient Mesopotamian city discovered razed

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University of Chicago archeologists report discovering a city on the Syrian/Iraqi border. The city was destroyed about 55 centuries ago by a war. Quotes from the story:

"The team found extensive destruction with collapsed walls, which had undergone heavy bombardment by sling bullets and eventually collapsed in an ensuing fire."

And of course, "This was 'Shock and Awe' in the Fourth Millennium B.C."

Pictures are available for the curious. Check out the sling bullets.

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