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Summary

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.

Class:

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

Identifiers:

Nearby

Marjameh

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

A - Et Tell

Ai Et Tell also Hai, Aija, Aiath.

el Qasr

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

Douka

Douka - Fort; 330 BC - AD 640; Pleiades #687884

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

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