With plenty of other cities vying for that coveted second place status.
Has the Biblical city of Sodom been found? ‘Monstrous’ site in Jordan matches the descriptions of the area destroyed by God in the Old Testament
Experts investigating the region of Tall el-Hammam in Jordan (bottom right) believe the remains of a ‘monstrous’ Bronze Age city, matches the Biblical description of the city destroyed by God (top right). Not only would the site have been the largest city in the region, as suggested in the Bible, it is situated to the east of the River Jordan, dates back to between 3500 and 1540 BC and is thought to have been suddenly abandoned.