Eshta’ol, Israel; urban planning at the beginning of the 8th millennium BCE

Archaeological finds were located at the site of Eshta’ol during routine archaeological digs conducted ahead of a planned expansion of Route 38, the main access road to Beit Shemesh, Israel. One of the buildings is the oldest ever found in the area, and constitutes remarkable “evidence of man’s transition to permanent dwellings,” researchers said. Continue reading “Eshta’ol, Israel; urban planning at the beginning of the 8th millennium BCE”

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