Crusader mass grave in Lebanon

A mass grave uncovered in Sidon, Lebanon, has shed new light on the Crusades and on the cruelty of medieval warfare. Archaeologists unearthed a large quantity of human bones in the moat of the Saint Louis Castle in South Lebanon.

The discovery of the mass grave offered unprecedented insights into warfare in medieval times, based on analysis of the type of wounds that were detected on the remains of approximately 25 individuals.

The wounds that covered their bodies shows the horrific reality of medieval warfare.