Israel’s rich biblical history can be found in the country’s archaeology. The Jerusalem Post shares the latest on archaeological excavations at significant biblical and historical sites in Israel and the region.
Framework used to pinpoint site involves historical records, archaeological remains, and environmental studies.
Atlit Yam and Bene Beraq – located in the Sharon Plain - date back to the pre-pottery Neolithic C, when pottery was not manufactured yet.
Moreover, the ship also offers important insights in terms of ship construction techniques.
"The observation of a unique medical condition and the discovery of a related archaeological object could help explain one of the most bizarre accounts in the Bible."
"Some think that the history of Israel should be written only by relying on sources outside the Bible."
Here are some of the archaeological sites located in the West Bank.
There are about 6,000 sites of historical and archaeological importance in the parts of Area C that are supposed to transfer to the Palestinians on July 1.
The findings of their research were published in the academic journal Scientific Reports on Wednesday.
The research also led to the discovery of a previously unknown theater-like structure.
Remains of over 180 houses were also revealed by the researchers, together with many agricultural installations including dams, cisterns, wine presses and a pigeon tower.
The structure was sealed later in the Byzantine period under the floors of a large building about 1,400 years ago and was left untouched for centuries.