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Israeli archeologists dig up liquor bottles of WWI troops

Mar 22, 2017 - Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) - In a search for antiquities, Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a far more modern find - century-old liquor bottles that belonged to British soldiers in World War I.

The Israel Antiquities Authority said Wednesday it was excavating 250,000-year-old flint tools when the archaeologists stumbled upon hundreds of liquor bottles near a building where British soldiers were garrisoned in 1917.

Excavation director Ron Toueg says uniform buttons, belt buckles and riding eq...