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Female Figurine from Gezer, Israel sheet-gold, height 4 inches (10 cm) 16th century BCE (Israel Museum, Jerusalem)

Female Figurine from Gezer, Israel sheet-gold, height 4 inches (10 cm) 16th century BCE (Israel Museum, Jerusalem)

Ruins of Jericho. This is the city where Joshua circled around the walls 7 times in order for them to come crashing down.

Elamite Bronze Votive Figure - Origin: Central Asia Circa: 2500 BC to 1500 BC Dimensions: 10.4" (26.4cm) high x 5.0" (12.7cm) wide Collection: Near Eastern Medium: Bronze

from Sands of Time Ancient Art

A Canaanite Bronze Figure of Asherah, Late Bronze Age, ca. 1400-1200 BC

The goddess shown standing, her hands to her breasts.  This figure is typical of bronzes from Syria in the second half of the second millennium BC. Asherah was

The ruins at Jericho -- Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of more than 20 successive settlements, dating back 11,000 years (9000 BCE).

An aerial view over the ancient synagogue in Capernaum, on the Sea of Galilee, where Jesus lived with Peter and Andrew.

Hebron-One of the most ancient cities in the world still existing is 20 miles south of Jerusalem. Hebron played an important part in the lives of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, Joshua and the children of Israel. Abraham's wife Sarah died at Hebron and was buried near there (Genesis 23:7-16; II Samuel 2:11)