The Canaanite Palace

Outside the Canaanite Palace
Image Credit: Samson Tours

The Late Bronze Age palace was destroyed in 1225 BCE. Both Yigael Yadin and Amnon Ben Tor, archaeologists from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem have confirmed through excavation that the palace on the upper city, as well as the entire Late Bronze Age city was destroyed by fire. For most biblical scholars, this confirms Joshua 11:13’ when it states: "Yet Israel did not burn any of the cities built on their mounds, except Hazor, which Joshua burned."

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