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The Tanakhic description is anchored in reality

The Tanakhic description is anchored in reality
trefwoorden: Israel - Bethsaida - 10e eeuw BCE
Unlike other cities from the biblical period, Bethsaida has been well preserved. Buildings discovered there indicate an organized and stable society from the 10th century B.C.E.
A road paved with basalt stones, four meters in width, leads to the gate of the city of Bethsaida, which overlooks Lake Kinneret from the northeast. About 50 meters of the road were exposed during the most recent digging seasons at the site. Dr. Rami Arav says that an investigation with ground-penetrating radar revealed that the paved road does not end near the city gate, but continues.

Lees verder bij: Ha'aretz (23 oktober 2003)