Places of Section 5

Mount Ephraim and Benjamin

61. The Ninth Mile - (Kh. Lattatin ?)

Along the road Jerusalem-Nikopolis we see the ninth mile road station. It is indicated by a partial inscription and a damaged vignette of "a door between two towers" type.

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Map Section 5 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: Latin inscription of a detachment (vexillatio) of the Tenth Roman Legion, found near Jerusalem at Abu Ghosh.

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