Philistines introduced sycamore, cumin and opium poppy into Israel during the Iron Age

28 agosto 2015

A new study describes the bio-archaeological remains of the Philistine culture in Israel during the Iron Age (12th century to 7th century BCE). The results of this research indicate that the ca. 600 year presence of the Philistine culture had a major and long-term impact on local floral biodiversity.