On a dusty plain near the Mediterranean coast of Israel, a team of archaeologists are engaged in a race against time. Soon, a new road will transform this ancient landscape – burying its secrets for generations to come. But first, experts are searching the ground for relics from a bygone age, and what they find will change our understanding of civilization itself.
Thousands of years ago, this was a thriving region with ancient trading routes crisscrossing the fertile land. And as far back as the Early Chalcolithic period, a settlement existed in this spot on the Israeli Coastal Plain. But over the centuries, this village grew into something completely unexpected – and archaeologists have slowly been revealing its secrets.