Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Haror

Tel Haror

First trace of activity : ca. 15th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 10th century B.C.E
Recorded names : Sharuhen?, Gerar?

Description : Tel Haror (also known as Tell Abu Hureira, Tel Heror) is an ancient Bronze age archaeological site in the Negev Desert, Israel, northwest of Beersheba, about 20 km east of the Mediterranean sea. It is situated near wadi Nahal Gerar. It was one of the largest urban centres in the area, occupying about 40 acres. It is located on the north bank of Nahal Gerar river. The city contains substantial remains of Middle Bronze to late Iron Age settlement strata.

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