On the east side of the rich Samiya spring, above a fortified hill, are remains of an ancient city. Its Arabic name - Marjameh - means "ruin of the heaps of stones", which indeed describe the look of the remains. According to the surveys and brief excavat


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el Qasr

el Qasr - Fort; 30 BC - AD 640; Pleiades #688007

Tel Shilo

Tel Shiloh was the religious capital of Israel during the times of the Judges, and spans 4,000 years of continuous settlement starting from the 18th century BC (Middle Bronze II). Shiloh was an assembly place for the people of Israel and a center of wors

Khirbet Kilya

Khirbet Kilya (also: Kilia) is a ruin of a Roman fortress, which was later converted to a Byzantine monastery. It is adjacent to the modern Rimonim community in the Judea desert.

Rujm Abu Muheir

Rujm Abu Muheir - Fort; 30 BC - AD 640; Pleiades #688018


Surroundings (Panoramio)