Solomonic gate Tel Hazor Israel
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Tel Hazor is a tell above the site of ancient Hazor, whose archaeological remains are the largest and richest known in modern Israel. Hazor was an ancient city located in the Upper Galilee, north of the Sea of Galilee. The city shows signs of having been a magnificent Canaanite city prior to its destruction, with great temples and opulent palaces,split into an upper acropolis, and lower city; the town evidently had been a major Canaanite city. According to the Books of Kings, the town, along with Megiddo, and Gezer, was later substantially fortified and expanded by King Solomon.By reference to the Books of Kings, some archaeologists conclude that these remains verify the Biblical account.