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Bab edh-Dhra
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
(“Gate of the Arm”). Site of an Early Bronze Age town and cemetery, located in the southeastern plain of the Dead Sea, in Jordan. The site includes an Early Bronze Age walled town on the southern bank of Wadi Kerak, and a large cemetery area about 1,600 feet southwest of it.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bab edh-Dhra
Bab edh-Dhra (“Gate of the Arm”). Site of an Early Bronze Age town and cemetery, located in the southeastern plain of the Dead Sea, in Jordan. The site includes an Early Bronze Age walled town on the southern bank of Wadi Kerak, and a large cemetery area about 1,600 feet southwest of it.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bab Edh-Dhra
BAB EDH-DHRAʿ (M.R. 202074). One of several EB settlements in the SE Dead Sea plain (Rast and Schaub 1974), situated on the E edge of the Lisan peninsula. Its importance, among other reasons, lies in being continuously occupied through most of the EB Age (ca. 3300–2100 b.c.), and thus it serves well
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bab Edh-Dhra
BAB EDH-DHRA. A site about five miles E of of Dead Sea, just E of the tongue of land (el-Lisan) that juts out into the Dead Sea. It was discovered and explored in 1924 by W. F. Albright, who thought it to be a place of pilgrimage and annual religious feasts where people of the adjacent valley came several
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Bab Edh-Dhra
BAB EDH-DHRA A site on the Dead Sea, whose ancient name remains unidentified. In 1965–7 extensive excavations were carried out here under the direction of P.W. Lapp, on behalf of the American School of Oriental Research. The site is situated on the road from el-Kerak (Kir-Moab) to es-Safi (Zoar). It