Large 3,500-Year-Old Staircase From Canaanite Palace Discovered in Galilee

Breitbart | 7/25/2019 | Deborah Danan
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TEL AVIV – A large 3,500-year-old staircase has been discovered in Israel’s Upper Galilee region at the Tel Hazor excavation site and is believed to have been part of the Canaanite Hazor kingdom that was famously conquered by the Israelites, as recounted in the book of Joshua.

According to the archaeologist leading the excavation, Dr. Shlomit Bechar of the Hebrew University, the stairs are proof of the “power” of Hazor’s kingdom.

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“We knew for sure that Hazor’s palace — the biggest and most important Canaanite city in the south of the Levant — will be architecturally impressive,” said Bechar, and added, “but this staircase is unique and impressive and suggests what kind of grandeur we are yet to discover.”

The staircase, which is extremely well-preserved, is 15 feet wide and in its...
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