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Besor

(bē`sôr), in the Bible, stream, S ancient Palestine.
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The yeast samples came from nearly two dozen ceramic vessels found in excavations around the country, including a salvage dig in central Tel Aviv, a Persian-era palace in southern Jerusalem and En Besor, a 5,000-year-old Egyptian brewery near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.
The falcon was found Monday near the Besor River, the longest river in the Negev.
2013); Crete Island, with a high pressure on water demand; the transboundary river basin of the Evros River (marks the Greek-Turkish border), which suffers from floods; as well as the Daliya, Besor (northern Neguev), and Qidron (Mount Scopus in Jerusalem) basins farther to the east in Israel.
Inspired by the tent camps, Tzvika Besor created a Facebook page calling for a strike yesterday.
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.
Levi Eshkol ordered drip irrigation for one hundred dunams of orchards in the northern Negev's Besor region and the trees did very well.
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").
In the Bible, Negeb means "south," "south land." However, all indications are that the biblical Negeb is the modern Beer-sheva basin and the Besor drainage area.