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This is an interesting visit to a tel (hill) of Lachish, one of the 5 cities of the Canaanites - you walk up the hill and see the remnants of the city and get a great view of the surrounds in Judah from the top....More
Place has important historical significance but it was hard to find.
Once we arrived it was hard to figure out what is there to see.
There are no signs or any information about the place.
What a shame.
Tel Lachish is a fascinating site, having been a large Canaanite town around 1500 BCE and then a Judahite one later on, conquered by the Assyrians in 701 BCE and the Babylonians in 587/586 BCE. The book by David Ussishkin, Biblical Lachish, is great preparation...More
Not for your average traveller, Tel Lachish (Tell ed-Duweir) is a key site for the archaeology and ancient history buffs. Excavated already by three different expeditions, a fourth expedition in currently in progress. On the site, you may still see the ancient siege ramp from...More