Deir El-Balah
Deir Er-Bala
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Deir El-Balah
DEIR EL-BALAH (M.R. 088093). The site of Deir el-Balah is located 1.5 km E of the Mediterranean shoreline just S of Gaza. The ancient identification of the site remains unknown. Nine phases of occupation with minor subdivisions were uncovered, dating from the LB II through the Byzantine era, which includes
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Deir El-Balah
DEIR EL-BALAH A site situated about 1 mile east of the Mediterranean coast and 7 miles southwest of Gaza. The ancient name of the site is unknown. In the years 1972–82 extensive excavations were carried out on the site on behalf of the Hebrew University, directed by T. Dothan. Beneath 45 feet of an accumulation
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
BALAH, DEIR EL. Situated approximately 8 mi. (13 km) southwest of Gaza, on what was known as the “Way of Horus,” which was the coastal route between Egypt and Canaan. Cultural remains from the site were known and documented well before archaeologists arrived.The most notable genre of artifact yielded