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Archaeologists uncover ancient wine factory in Israel(10 images)

The Israel Antiquities Authorities announced Monday that it has uncovered what may have once been the world's largest wine production complex operating during the Byzantine period some 1,500 years ago in Yavne, Israel. Here's a look at the complex and the artifacts that were found.

Archaeologist Avshalom Davidesko looks at findings from excavations by the Israel Antiquities Authority of an 1,500-year-old wine factory from the Byzantine period in Yavne, Israel, on Monday. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Davidesko holds a flask from the 9th century found during excavations. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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A display of oil lamps and jars. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Archaeologist Hagit Torge holds a bread seal found during excavations. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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