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Sha’ar HaGolan (archaeological site) *

Sha'ar HaGolan is a Neolithic archaeological site near Kibbutz Sha'ar HaGolan in Israel. The typical site of the extinct Yarmukian culture, it is notable for the discovery of a significant number of artistic objects, some of the earliest pottery in the Southern Levant, and first roads in Israel. The Sha'ar HaGolan Neolithic Yarmukian village was inhabited by the people who abandoned their nomadic lifestyle in favor of permanent settlement, marking the shift from hunting and gathering to agriculture.

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Ekron-A Philistine City *

The city of Ekron (עֶקְרוֹן‎ - عقرون‎), in the Hellenistic period known as Accaron ,was one of the five cities of the famed Philistine pentapolis, located in southwestern Canaan.

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Caesarea Underwater Archaeological Park *

The first Underwater Archaeological Park in Israel and around the world! The park was built by researchers from the University of Haifa together with the Caesarea development company and was opened the park in 2006. The underwater park reveals to its divers Herod's ancient building techniques of his renowned port the rehabilitation efforts made after it sunk and the various shipwrecks which are found around this area.

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Tel Kabri *

Tel Kabri - תֵל כַבְרִי‎ - تَلْ ألْقَهوَة‎, Tell al-Qahweh, ("the mound of coffee") is an archaeological tel (mound created by accumulation of debris) in the Western Upper Galilee containing one of the largest Middle Bronze Age (2,100–1,550 BCE) Canaanite palaces in Israel.

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Atlit-Yam *

Atlit-Yam provides the earliest known evidence for an agro-pastoral-marine subsistence system on the Levantine coast. Atlit Yam is an ancient submerged Neolithic village off the coast of Atlit, Israel. The site is dated to the final Pre-Pottery Neolithic B site of Atlit Yam, carbon-dated dates are between 6900 and 6300 BCE. The site lies around 10 m beneath the current sea level and covers an area of 40,000 m².

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Be’er Shema *

Located in the western Negev, some 25 km. west of Be’er Sheva, Horvat Be’er Shema (חורבת באר שמע) was a large village during the Roman-Byzantine period on the incense trade route. Its ancient name ...

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Cave of the Treasure *

Nahal Mishmar (נחל משמר) or Wadi Mahras (مَحْرَس) is a small seasonal stream in the Judean Desert. A hoard of rare Chalcolithic artifacts was discovered in a cave near the stream bed which was dubbed the ...

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