Middle Bronze City Gate Exterior 1

Middle Bronze City Gate Exterior 1

View looking west at the outside of the Middle Bronze II city gate (ca. 1750 B.C.). It dates to the time of — or shortly after — Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Note the stone pathway that leads up to the gate. After passing though the gate, there is a similar stone path that leads down into the city — Click Here to view. To the right (north) an additional stone buttress is visible.

To view important details of the outer face of the gate Click Here.

For a map, and brief descriptive comments on the history and significance of Dan Click Here.

Image from the Zondervan Atlas of the Bible, p. 96.