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The Temple of Tel Arad

Archaeologists identify cannabis residue in a Judean temple with possible evidence of Hezekiah’s reforms.

The Temple of Tel Arad

Archaeologists identify cannabis residue in a Judean temple with possible evidence of Hezekiah’s reforms.

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Located on the very edge of the Judean desert, approximately 80 kilometers south of Jerusalem, lie the ruins of an ancient Biblical city known today as Tel Arad. So named because it is situated on a mound (or “Tel” in Arabic) and is located only