New page: Tel Yarmut

Tel Yarmut (Jarmuth) is a major Early Bronze II-III period city, located on a vast mound overlooking Ramat Beit Shemesh. A monumental Early Bronze III palace was exposed on the lower city. Occupation continued 1000 years later on the upper city during the Late Bronze and Iron Age periods, and was one of the Amorite cities that attempted to block Joshua and the Israelites.

>> Visit the Tel Yarmut site.




New Page: Tel Rekhesh

A new site was added:

Tel Rekhesh (Rechesh) is the largest Biblical mound in the lower Galilee, with remains of multi-period Canaanite and Israelite cities and an Early Roman farmstead.

Visit the site:  Tel Rekhesh


New Page – Berniki hill

New site added – Ruins of a 8th century church located on Mt. Berniki (Berenice), high above the Roman city of Tiberias. Nicknamed ‘the Anchor Church’ based on a relic stone found embedded in its apse.

  Visit the site of Berniki hill in Tiberias.



New Page – Karm er-Ras

New site added –

    Karm er-Ras is possible location of Jesus’s first miracle – turning water to wine. The site is located near the traditional place in Kafr Kanna.

Visit the site of Karm er-Ras



New page – Tel Haror

A new site was added in the Shefela area – Tel Haror. Ruins of a multi-period massive Biblical city. A possible identification is Gerar, an important royal city in the age of the Patriarchs.

  See the Tel Haror page.