27 Jun 2019

At ... a 2700 year old watchtower was discovered at a military base in southern Israel according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. It dates back to the reign of Hezekiah and was constructed with large stones at a high point with a wide view. There was a network of towers and fortresses used for communications, warnings and signalling. Was this the sort of watchtower manned bny Isaiah?

At ... Wadi Hammeh, a km north of Pella, is a large Natufian camp which is described as the world's first village, dating back to around 12000BC. It is a depository of Natufian art, apparently ...

                                 ... there are slabs of stone and small pieces of limstone plaques.