Ashdod aerial view - the true shape of the tell is obscured by dunes (adapted from a photo by Ted Bolen


Although slightly inland, alongside the main road, the nearby river was navigable for some distance and Ashdod had developed trade with Ugarit in the Bronze Age.

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