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tell-balataTell 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).

A tour to Tell Balata can be combined in a tour to Shechem and other sites in Samaria.

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