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The well dates from level IV (Rehoboam?), it was 44m deep. The Nahal Lachish (Wadi Ghafr) only containing water after rain, and the "great shaft" having been probably not a half-finished water system (rather a quarry - perhaps for the counter ramp during the Assyrian siege), this well is claimed to have been the main water source for the city.