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Canaanite offering found at Tel Gezer

A 3,600-year-old pottery vessel containing figurines of Canaanite deities has been found at Tel Gezer in Israel. A rare cache of gold and silver items dated to 3,600 years ago has been found at Tel Gezer, including figurines of the Canaanite counterparts of the Akkadian deities Ishtar, goddess of fertility, sex,

Remains of ancient city found beneath Biblical-era ruins

The remains of a previously unknown Canaanite city have been found beneath the remains of Tel Gezer in Israel. The site has been excavated for a century, and most of the excavations so far date to the the 10th through eighth centuries B.C. Gezer also holds some of the largest underground