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Reviews the archaeology of the Bronze Age Canaanite town and Iron Age Israelite center of Beth-Shean, situated at the junction of the Jezreel and Jordan Valleys (currently in northern Israel). The modern name of the site where Beth-Shean was located is Tell El-Husn.
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HUSN, EL- (M.R. 232210). A cave site in Jordan containing remains of the EB of both domestic occupation and funereal activity.A. Identification and Excavation of the SiteThis cave site, situated some 22 km N of Jerash, Jordan, takes its name from the nearby modern town of el-Ḥuṣn. It lies just 1
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HUSN, TELL EL
HUSN, TELL EL. A site in Jordan approximately 20 mi. south of the Sea of Galilee near PELLA (Tabaqat Fahl). Excavation of preclassical levels has shown that occupation of the main mound of Pella expanded southward to Tell el-Husn. A massive defensive wall, stone platforms, and a gateway with stone buttresses