An article by Daniel H King at https://files.constantcontact.com/a5712c26101/87e2934d-ef28-4255-9d8e-84… … explains why he, as a PhD in Biblical Studies, has become convinced that Tall el-Hammam is the Biblical city of Sodom. Well worth a browse although it is worth keeping in mind that the attachment to sodomy may be something added to the story of the destruction long after its demise. It was abandoned for 700 years as people considered it was cursed. This is probably the biggest city so far discovered that was obliterated by a cosmic blast. No doubt there are others yet to be discovered but the fact an atmospheric explosion could have destroyed towns and villages right across the Kikkar in one single blast is something to think about. It might be time to have another look at sites such as Hattusas at the end of the LB age, or towns associated with the end of the Akkadian Empire at the end of the EB age.