Sites & cities that bear the name of Dan


Today in : Israel
First trace of activity : ca. 4,500 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Recorded names : Tel Dan, Tell el-Qadi, Laish, Leshem, Laishah

Description : Dan (Hebrew: דן), is a city mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, described as the northernmost city of the Kingdom of Israel, and belonging to the tribe of Dan. The city is identified with a tell located in northern Israel known as Tel Dan (תל דן "Mound of Dan") in Hebrew, or Tell el-Qadi (تل القاضي "Mound of the Judge" in Arabic).

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