Archaeologists Race to Save Gaza's Ancient Ruins

Rapid spread of Gaza's urban sprawl is endangering sites spanning 4,500 years, from Bronze Age ramparts to colorful Byzantine mosaics, experts say.

ST. HILARION, Gaza Strip - The ruins of this ancient complex sit on dunes by the sea, a world away from Gaza City's noise and bustle. Up in the sky, birds compete for space with children's kites flying from a nearby farm.