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Rare new details about an ancient Roman fort in southern Jordan have been uncovered by two professors from the University of Tennessee.

Rare new details about an ancient Roman fort in southern Jordan have been uncovered by two professors from the University of Tennessee.

“This is the type of find archaeologists dream of making—a monumental inscription,” Erin Darby said. “This inscription allows us to fill in some gaps in Roman history. Findings like this don’t happen often, and I’m glad our students could be part of this great discovery.”
Robert Darby, a lecturer in Art History in the School of Art, and Erin Darby, an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies, direct the ‘Ayn Gharandal Archaeological Project that has uncovered details about the fort, including the previously unknown location of an ancient infantry unit.

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