Article source:

Israeli archaeologists believe that a structure discovered in northern Israel belonged to Sisera, an enemy commander who was slain by the Jewish heroine Yael.

Excavations near the Israeli town of Katzir appear to have revealed a fortress belonging to a Biblical villain named Sisera.

While the structure was first surveyed and excavated by prominent Israeli archaeologist Prof. Adam Zertal around a decade ago, construction to expand the nearby Arab town of El-Ahwat is threatening to destroy on the historical site, which is around 3,000 years old.

Prof. Zertal identified the site as Haroshet Hagoyim, which is described in the Book of Judges as a Sisera’s fortress

Click here to KEEP UPDATED on the latest news by subscribing to our FREE weekly newsletter.

Date published: 05/12/2019
Feature image: Israeli excavation in Caeserea. (illustrative) (shutterstock)

JOY! News is a Christian news portal that shares pre-published articles by writers around the world. Each article is sourced and linked to the origin, and each article is credited with the author’s name. Although we do publish many articles that have been written in-house by JOY! journalists, we do not exclusively create our own content. Any views or opinions presented on this website are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the company.