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Monumental gate found at Philistine city

A monumental entrance has been found at the site of a Philistine city thought to be Gath, the home of the Biblical giant Goliath. Prof. Maeir, of the Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, said that the city gate is among the largest ever found in Israel

Excavating the Philistine city of Gath

Archaeologists have been working in the ancient city of Gath, unearthing details about the Bible's bad guys - the Philistines. Close to three millennia ago, Gath was on the frontier between the Philistines, who occupied the Mediterranean coastal plain, and the Israelites, who controlled the inland hills. The city's most famous