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Wood and Mat
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2,000 year old wood and a mat that was used by the Romans to construct the siege ramp at Masada.

Note the mat (left to right) in the center of the image.  Evidently the Romans used palm branch mats to stabilize the siege ramp that they built during the siege of Masada.

 

For a more complete description of the Roman siege of Masada Click Here.