Besor


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Besor

(bē`sôr), in the Bible, stream, S ancient Palestine.
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Located in the Negev desert about 35 km south of Be'er Sheva and on the eastern side of Nahal Besor, the largest stream in the Negev, it falls under the jurisdiction of the Ramat Negev Regional Council.
Topics include urban land use changes on the southeastern slope of Tel Megiddo during the middle Bronze Age, the appearance of rock-cut bench tombs in Iron Age Judah as a reflection of state formation, continuity and change in the late Bronze to Iron Age transition in Israel's coastal plain, case studies of permanent and temporary settlements in the south of the lower Besor region, the socioeconomic implications of grain storage in early Iron Age Canaan, sheep and goat husbandry in the southern Levant, settlement patterns of Philistine city-states, and waste management and Levantine standardized luxury in the late Bronze Age.
Bderi, En Besor, Hirbet ez-Zeraqon, Jericho, Lachish, Numeira, T.
Rothenberg (1967: 97) claimed that Shishak did not even reach the Negev highlands, and Finkelstein (1995a: 126) suggested that the sites mentioned in the list are probably in the Besor basin or in Edom (a solution which, as we have seen, is no longer necessary, since he now accepts the tenth-century dating of the "fortresses").
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However, all indications are that the biblical Negeb is the modern Beer-sheva basin and the Besor drainage area.