University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: David Ussishkin


Renewed Archaeological Excavations

By: David Ussishkin

Lachish and the Previous Excavations Lachish was one of the most important cities of the Biblical era in the Holy Land. Situated southwest of Jerusalem, it is repreĀ­sented today by a huge, impressive mound, named Tel Lachish or Tell ed-Duweir. Lachish was already a large city during the third millennium B.C. During the Middle Bronze […]