Hundreds of liquor bottles left by WWI soldiers found | ArchaeoFeed
Excavations prior to the construction of a highway near Ramla in Israel revealed a rich cache of liquor bottles left by British soldiers during World War I. Grouped bottles (by Clara Amit) The excavations were conducted in the fields of Kibbutz Netzer Sereni before the construction works of Highway 200. Among other finds, such as flint tools from the Palaeolithic, being 250000 years old, archaeologists discovered hundreds of bottles that are over 100 years old. The vessels were used and left by British soldiers during World War I. Excavation of the bottles (by Assaf Peretz) Archaeologists believe that the site where the bottles were found consisted of remains of a building, which served the British army. It is known, that the activity of the British army consisted of non-combat operations, such as gathering intelligence regarding number of soldiers, direction of attack, and the results of the battle. The building probably served as a barrack. Finds from the bottle cache (by Assaf