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Summary

Early Paleolithic settlement. Emireh Cave. Amud Caves.

Class:

  • Rural settlement
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Magdala

Migdal

Mount of Beatitudes

Capernaum

Cave of the Robbers, Amud Cave

Paleolithic site.

Tel Rakkath [Raqqat]

Tel (Mound) Rakkath - an ancient city on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, dating back to the Bronze and iron ages.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Amira Cave in Wadi Amud is one of tree Nahal Amud caves, where Paleolithic tools and fragments of skeletons were found..

See:

  1. Dorothy Annie Elizabeth Garrod, “The Mugharet El-Emireh in Lower Galilee: Type-Station of the Emiran Industry.” The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, vol. 85, no. 1/2, 1955, pp. 141–162.- www.jstor.org/stable/2844188.
  2. http://www.aggsbach.de/2015/11/emireh-points-and-the-levantine-initial-upper-paleolithic/
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mugharet_el-Zuttiyeh