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18th Century Moat & Fortifications Discovered in Historic Jeddah

New excavations unveiled a wall and a moat in northern Jeddah, alongside a collection of imported ceramics.

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18th Century Moat & Fortifications Discovered in Historic Jeddah

The Jeddah Historic District Program has announced their finding of a moat and defensive wall, which date back to the 18th century.

The fortifications had survived until 1947, while the moat had gone out of use two centuries prior.

The excavations at the site in northern Jeddah also uncovered a collection of ceramics imported from Europe, which were also found in Al-Qudwah Square.

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