A Cuneiform clay tablet has been revealed to describe an asteroid impact which in 3123 BC hit Köfels, Austria, leaving in its wake a trail of destruction which may acccount for the biblical tale of Sodom and Gomorrah. The Planisphere clay tablet - inscribed around 700 BC - was unearthed in the remains of the library of the Assyrian royal palace at Nineveh. It's a copy of the night diary of a Sumerian astronomer containing drawings of constellations.
King Chederlaomer conquered the cities of Sodom & Gomorrah, taking Lot captive. Abraham and 300 of his men rescued Lot by surprising the enemy with a night attack. After their victory, Abraham met the mysterious Melchizedek outside of Salem.
Strange city-like formations are seen in the rock cliffs south of the Dead Sea. Some suggest the ruins of Sodom and Gomorrah can be found in this area. The Bible locates the cities in the plains south of the Dead Sea.