1465-2 Maresha

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1465-2 Maresha,-excavations

1465. MARESHA, Ancient town, 32 km WSW of Bethlehem. In the Hellenistic period it was called Marissa or Marisa (the present-day Tel Maresha, ), and is the best-known preserved town of Hellenistic Palestine. Excavations have revealed Hellenistic inscriptions, painted tombs in caves, and highly developed oil-pressing industry PIC: THE NORTH/WESTERN TOWER OF THE HELENISTIC ACROPOLIS

Photograph by Zev Radovan

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