Beer Sheba well is one of the deepest in Israel (69 m), going down to the level of the groundwater. The well was dug outside but close to the city gate.
Tel Be’er Sheva (Beersheba), or Tell es-Seba is an archeological site in southern Israel believed to be the remains of the biblical town of Beersheba.
The name is derived from the Hebrew be’er, meaning a well, and sheva, meaning “seven”.
In the Hebrew Bible it is often used when describing a border of the Promised Land – such as “from Dan to Beersheba”.
Also a significant center in the patriarchal narratives. Abraham dwelt at Beer Sheva.