Heritage Sites of Palestine

The main hall at the archaeological site of Hisham Palace in the West Bank city of Jericho on December 2, 2010.
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Ruins of Jericho
One of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in history, Jericho's past reaches thousands of years before classical antiquity. Its ruins include traces of Biblical times, Roman aqueducts and this elegant 8th century Ummayad dynasty palace, above, which boasts one of the largest preserved mosaics in the Middle East.

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