Sites & cities that bear the name of Tel Michal

Tel Michal

First trace of activity : ca. 18th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 9th century C.E
Recorded names : Amyklos-Mekal?, Mekalish?, Makmish?, Khirbet Makmish

Description : Tel Michal is an archaeological site on Israel's central Mediterranean coast, near the modern city of Herzeliya, about 6.5 kilometres (4.0 mi) north of the Yarkon River estuary and 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of Arsuf-Appolonia. It was excavated between 1977 and 1980 by Ze'ev Herzog and James Muhly on behalf of Tel Aviv University, yielding remains from the Middle Bronze Age to the Early Arab period.

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