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A photo of the Megiddo looking south at its northern slope. In the center of the image is the Late Bronze Age gate.
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Megiddo is a large mound (15 a. [6 ha.]) that rises about 160 ft. [50 m.] above the surrounding plain. It was excavated throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first century. It contains at least 20 distinct archaeological strata.