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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

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

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)