Excavators at the site of ancient Ashkelon have uncovered an ancient Philistine cemetery. The burials go back as far as the 11th century BC, and their style all but confirms that the Philistines originated in region of the Aegean.
There are few good articles about the discovery:
And here’s a short (3:21) video clip (HT: Joseph Lauer):
While the National Geographic article has a 1:59-minute video (“Delilah’s People”, after an ad), The Times of Israel article has a 3:21-minute video, also at YouTube. See
http://www.timesofisrael.com/philistine-cemetery/ and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSwifGaSYaA
Thanks Joseph. I’ve updated the article to include the YouTube video.
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