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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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