Collaboration establishes a new approach for teasing out clues hidden in the soil. Haim Watzman. TEL MEGIDDO
Was Tel Megiddo in Israel a regional centre of power in the fabled kingdom of David and Solomon?H. Isachar/Jon Arnold Travel/Photolibrary.com Fabled as a site of biblical battles and spectacular palaces, Tel Megiddo today is a dusty mound overlooking Israel’s Jezreel valley. It is also host to one of the hottest debates in archaeology — a controversy over the historical truth of the Bible’s account of the first united Kingdom of Israel.