Meteorite May Have Wiped Out Dead Sea Civilization

https://www.realclearscience.com/2018/11/22/meteorite_may_have_wiped_out_dead_sea_civilization_283697.html

Bruce Bower, ScienceNews
A superheated blast from the skies obliterated cities and farming settlements north of the Dead Sea around 3,700 years ago, preliminary findings suggest.Radiocarbon dating and unearthed minerals that instantly crystallized at high temperatures indicate that a massive airburst caused by a meteor that exploded in the atmosphere instantaneously destroyed civilization in a 25-kilometer-wide circular plain called Middle Ghor, said archaeologist Phillip Silvia.


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