Sites & cities that bear the name of Be'er Sheva

Be'er Sheva

First trace of activity : ca. 13th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 8th century B.C.E
Recorded names : Tel Be'er Sheva, Beersheba

Description : Tel Be'er Sheva (Hebrew) or Tell es-Seba (Arabic) is an archeological site in southern Israel believed to be the remains of the biblical town of Beersheba. It lies east of the modern city of Beersheba and west of the new Bedouin town of Tel Sheva/Tell as-Sabi. Tel Sheva has been preserved and made accessible to visitors in the Tel Be'er Sheva National Park (Hebrew: תל באר שבע‎).

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