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It is a bit difficult to believe, but according to tradition and verbally told stories from father to son for generations – this is the ancient Abraham-Well in Be’er-Sheva.
The story goe’s back in history and believed by the three main religions:
According to the book of Genesis, when Abraham first came to Beersheva, he dug a well and planted a Tamarix tree. Despite its location on the edge of the desert, Beersheva is a veritable wet oasis.
More can be read on this web-site.
Today, there is a modern visitors complex around the well, with an audiovisual presentation. The Well is 13.6m deep.

Location in the city: 31.2374, 34.793 on the map.
A RAW converted into JPEG, F10, 1/80, ISO100.

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