Tel es-Sultan ruins in West Bank designated World Heritage Site (10 images)
By Wade Sheridan
The ruins of the Tel es-Sultan archeological site near Jericho in the West Bank have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ruins, in Palestinian-controlled territory, date back to the ninth millennium BCE. Israel does not agree with the decision.
The Tel es-Sultan archeological ruins in the ancient city of Jericho in the West Bank were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on September 17, 2023. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI