One of the First wells have been discovered to the Stone Age: The Well was Used by the First Farmers in the Jezreel Valley. A Mystery Arose during the Excavations: What were Two 8,500 Year Old Human Skeletons Doing at the Bottom of the Well?
The excavation was directed by the Israel Antiquities Authority prior to enlarging Ha-Yogev Junction by the National Roads Company. The well will be conserved and displayed to the public.
A rare well dating to the Neolithic period was uncovered in recent excavations the Israel Antiquities Authority carried out at ‘Enot Nisanit’, along the western fringes of the Jezreel Valley prior to enlarging Ha-Yogev Junction (Highway 66) by the National Roads Company. Archaeologists estimate the well was built approximately 8,500 years ago.