The History of Excavations at Tel Gezer

by Henry Curtis Pelgrift published on 12 January 2016 The archaeological site of Tel Gezer is located in central Israel at the edge of the western mountains near the Shephelah, about 9 or 10 km southwest of the city of Ramleh. Gezer was one of the famed "Solomonic" cities of the Hebrew Bible, said to …

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Plague Began Infecting Humans Much Earlier Than Thought

This skull is from an individual of the Yamnaya people, a group that moved into Central Asia in early Bronze Age (c. 5000 years ago). The group belonged to a culture that is one of the Bronze Age groups carrying Y. pestis.   by Charles Q. Choi, Live Science Contributor The germ that causes the …