Sites & cities that bear the name of Tell Kazel

Tell Kazel

First trace of activity : ca. 20th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 3rd century B.C.E
Recorded names : Smr, Sumuru, Simirra, Sumur, Simyra, Zimyra, Zemar

Description : Tell Kazel is an oval-shaped tell that measures 350 m × 325 m (1,150 ft × 1,070 ft) at its base, narrowing to 200 m × 200 m (660 ft × 660 ft) at its top. It is located in the Safita district of the Tartus Governorate in Syria in the north of the Akkar plain on the north of the al-Abrash river approximately 18 km (11 mi) south of Tartus.

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