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Bethshean Fortifications

4_BeitSean_IsraeliteFortifications_Day4 We mentioned on Tuesday that Beth Shean’s history covers an enormous expanse of time.  During the Iron Age, Israel possessed Beth Shean for some time, and fortifications such as this one are thought to belong to this period.  One can see the immense territory this lookout could cover, with this view showing the detail of the top of the tel, but also showing a view into and across the Jordan Valley.