Ashkelon is a costal and fertile location (adapted from a photo by Ted Bolen BiblePlaces.com)

Ashkelon

A large site, settled nearly continuously from early times (it was mentioned in the Egyptian "execration texts") till now, Ashkelon developed wide trading links in the Bronze Age, before becoming a major Philistine center.


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