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Summary

LIVIAS Tell Iktanu

Class:

  • City
  • invisible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Tall el-Hammam

Tall el-Hammam - a significant Bronze Age city-state.

Abila (Peraea)

Abel Shittim, Ha-Shittim - Biblical town.

Khirbet el-Muhatta

Khirbet el-Muhatta - Fort; 30 BC - AD 640; Pleiades #697686

Mount Nebo - Al-Quds

Byzantine church and monastery.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Tell Iktanu was a viilage in the Jordan Valley northeast of the Dead Sea in the Early Bronze Age IV (2200-2100  The settlement was planned. Narrow streets separated houses with great courtyards and industrial parts. Village was non-fortified. Inhabitants kept goat, cattle, skeep and hunted as well.

Sources:

  1. Piotr Bienkowski , Jordan: Crossroads of the Near East in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, Piotr Bienkowski eds., Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, p. 7