Beersheba, city of the future.
Latin milestones mark the way.
Fifteen-hundred years ago.
Not just sheep and goats, but also pigs, antelope, and crocodiles.
Boats in Beersheba.
A letter from the “development town” of Ofakim, where Jews from North Africa are helping to forge a new Israeli culture.
Or risk the Negev sinking into chaos.
Even the archaeologists who discovered it aren’t sure.
A few years ago, scholars described life at an ancient copper mine in what is now Jordan as “hell on earth.” But recent research at. . .
Last year, archaeologists discovered lumps of clay (known as bullae) made for sealing documents in Khirbet Summeily in the Negev. Their presence suggests. . .
It is generally agreed that, if Kings David and Solomon were historical personages, they would have lived in the 10th century BCE. But some scholars. . .