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Summary

Tell Hisban/Heshbon Byzantine church. Hesban.

Class:

  • Temple or sanctuary
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

HESHBON

HESHBON Tell Hesban

Medaba [Madaba]

Madaba dates since the Middle Bronze Age. It was a Moabite border city, mentioned in the Bible in Numbers 21:30 and Joshua 13:9.

Medaba [Madaba]

Madaba Tell is contains the largest fortified wall in Jordan

Khirbet el-Muhatta

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

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

See:

  1. www.madabaplains.org/hisban/restoration-interventions.htm
  2. Michele Piccirillo, The Mosaics of Jordan, in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, ed. Piotr Bienkowski, Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991