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Umm el-Jimal

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown Copyright © The Creators. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Oct 14, 2018 12:29 PM History
Probably a Nabatean foundation, later much expanded in the Roman, Byzantine, and Early Islamic periods, this well-preserved site is located in the Jordan valley, just south of the Syrian border. Its ancient name is unknown.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 69 D5 Umm el-Jimal

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Umm el-Jimal, JOR

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E.M. Meyers, J.P. Brown, Michael Satlow, Sean Gillies, Johan Åhlfeldt, Jeffrey Becker, Gaia Lembi, Tom Elliott, DARMC, and R. Talbert, 'Umm el-Jimal: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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