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.