Belle Quiroz, Lawren Phillips, & Garrett Peck
Agricultural/Geographic Challenges & Scientific Advancements/Achievements
The city is well protected by Mount Nebo to the east and the Central Mountains to the west. These geological features from natural defenses.
Jericho has natural defenses and a favorable location. But its most significant environmental advantage is its access to reliable water supplies. Water is essential for survival in the harsh desert.
Jericho is located in an oasis. It is supplied by an amazingly dependable underground water supply known as the Ain es-Sultan.
Natural defenses. Strategic location. Rich soil. Abundant sunshine. Plentiful water. All these have made Jericho an attractive and sustainable place for thousands of years. Jericho is the oldest city and was one of the first cities to use agriculture.
Main food source & Main domesticated animals
In the biblical town of Jericho the main food sources included, deer, rabbits, gazelles, wheat, wild boar, and other seed plants.There are domesticated animals such as, dogs, goats, donkeys, and camels. Mostly all of these were domesticated between the time of 390-380 B.C.