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Tell Balata

Tell Balata is an archaeological site on the outskirts of Nablus a major city in Samaria. Tell Balata is identified with Biblical Shechem , an important city in Canaanite and Israelite times. A large stone placed at the mound is suggested to be the “large stone” Joshua erected at the site (Joshua 24:26).


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Points of Interest in the Area

jacobs well Jacob’s well
 joseph tomb Joseph’s Tomb
 luza samaritans Kiryat Luza