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Summary

Teleilat el-Ghassul, Tulaylat al-Ghassul

Class:

  • Rural settlement
  • visible
  • Location uncertain
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Abila (Peraea)

Abel Shittim, Ha-Shittim - Biblical town.

Tall el-Hammam

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

LIVIAS

LIVIAS Tell Iktanu

al-Maghtas

al-Maghtas

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Middle Chalcolithic settlement in the Jordan Valley near the Dead Sea in modern Jordan. The Pontifical Biblical Institute carried the excavations between 1929-1938 on and unearthed rmains of a culture yet unknown. Since these initial discoveries, a high concentration of sites attributed to this period have been identified inthe Jordan Valley [ Abu Hamid, Tabaqat Fahl - Pella, Tell al-Shuna, Sahab, Qattar, Abu Snesla and Iraq al-Amir].

  1. Jean Perrot: Syrien-Palästina I, München 1978, pp. 162-166
  2. Piotr Bienkowski, Jordan: Crossroads of the Near East,  in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, ed. Piotr Bienkowski, Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, pp. 5-6
  3. http://books.openedition.org/ifpo/4885