In 1986 Tel Beer Sheva was declared a National Park. It covers an area of 180 dunams and the Tel is 307 meters above sea level. It is located east of the modern city of Beer Sheva near the communities of Omer and Tel Sheva. The Tel (mound) Beer Sheva which has been excavated to reveal a settlement dating back to the Israelite era when a walled ruling center was constructed there. Excavations have revealed a system of gates, public and residential buildings, water systems and a store house. The deepest well in the Negev, descending to 70 meters, was also discovered at this site. A horned alter and a lookout tower with a view of the desert and the modern city of Beer Sheva were also among the findings.
In 2005 UNESCO listed the biblical tels as a World Heritage Site Geographical Structure.
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