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ID: 7001389
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7001389

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of ʻEn Gedi (inhabited place)  ʻEn Gedi (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 31 27 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 31.4500  decimal degrees
Long: 035 23 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 35.3833  decimal degrees

Note: Located on W bank of the Dead Sea; site is associated with the Biblical story of Samuel & David; noted for its hot springs.

Names:
ʻEn Gedi (preferred,C,V)
Ein Gedi (C,V)
Engeddi (C,V)
Hazazon-Tamar (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of West Bank (occupied territory)  ........  West Bank (occupied territory) (P)
Hierarchy of ʻEn Gedi (inhabited place)  ............  ʻEn Gedi (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  sanctuary on this site dates to 4th mill. BC; was site of habitation from 7th cen. BC
village (C)
oasis (C)
archaeological site (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ein Gedi..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Engeddi..........  [BHA]
.................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
ʻEn Gedi..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Avi-Yonah, Roman Palestine (1976)
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 274
.................  Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Saller, Synagogues of Holy Land (1972)
.................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
Hazazon-Tamar..........  [BHA]
..........................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Avi-Yonah, Roman Palestine (1976)
..................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 274
..................  Carta's Official Guide to Israel (1983)
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Saller, Synagogues of Holy Land (1972)
..................  USBGN: Foreign Gazetteers
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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