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Megiddo is a tel in Israel, whose name is linked to the Biblical Book of Revelations concept of the ultimate battle at Armageddon. There is a significant archeological site with evidence of past battles,[1] designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.[2] The tel was first excavated in 1903, and since then has been the subject of archaeological investigations in the 1920s, 1930s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1990s.[3]


  1. The Megiddo Expedition, Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University
  2. Unesco Inscribes Megiddo As A World Heritage Site, Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University
  3. Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba, UNESCO