Solomonic Gate

Archaeologists have uncovered a six-chambered gate at Hazor, which is nearly identical in size and design to gates at Megiddo and Gezer.

Tel Hazor

Hazor in Northern Galilee was a fortified Canaanite city that Joshua destroyed by fire. It was the strongest city-state in Canaan and had a royal upper city and a sprawling lower city area

Part of the water system at Hazor - a necessary feature for any city that might find itself under siege

Part of the water system at Hazor - a necessary feature for any city that might find itself under siege

The Assyrians besiege a town. Note the impaled captives, top left.   The fate of the defeated citizens of Hazor does not bear thinking about.

Hazor: Wall relief showing Assyrian archers and a siege machine (battering ram) attacking a city

Some of the excavations of the city of Hazor

Some of the excavations of the city of Hazor

Foundation walls of a four-room structure, probably an official building, in Hazor

HAZOR: this city saw Joshua, Deborah and King Solomon

Part of the gate complex at the entrance of the city

Part of the gate complex at the entrance of the city

The revetment wall at Hazor

The revetment wall at Hazor

Four-Room House

Pictures and text illuminating the biblical site of Hazor

Storehouse/Stable

Pictures and text illuminating the biblical site of Hazor

Galilea by b.roveran, via Flickr

Galilea by b.roveran, via Flickr

Galilea by b.roveran, via Flickr

Galilea by b.roveran, via Flickr

Via Maris

The ancient trade route 'The Way of the Sea' later known to the Romans as the 'Via Maris'

Upper Galilie and Hula Valley and Hazor

Upper Galilie and Hula Valley and Hazor

Canaanite Building

Pictures and text illuminating the biblical site of Hazor

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