Archaeologists discover 5,000-year-old city

Israeli archaeologists announced the discovery of a large 5,000-year-old city in northern Israel.

The Israeli Antiquities Authority said that the ancient city was discovered during roadworks near Harish, 50 kilometers north of Tel Aviv.

Archaeologists have called it a "cosmopolitan and planned city" and believe it dates back to the early Bronze Age. The city spanned 65 hectares and housed some 6,000 residents.

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