Tel Hazor, Israel

Tel Hazor, Israel

The largest archaeological site in northern Israel

“… and he (Joshua) burnt Hazor with fire.” (Joshua 11:11)

(1) Solomonic Gate – “And this is the reason of the levy which king Solomon raised; for to build the house of the LORD, and his own house, and Millo, and the wall of Jerusalem, and Hazor, and Megiddo, and Gezer.” (1 Kings 9:15)

(2) Burnt stones
(3) Surroundings of the site
(4) Water system – constructed during the reign of King Ahab (the 9th century BCE), it was designed to supply the inhabitants of the city with water in times of siege
(5) Vertical shaft of the water system
(6) Bottom of the water system
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