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ID: 7594412
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7594412

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tel Arshaf (deserted settlement)  Tel Arshaf (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 32 11 42 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 32.1952  decimal degrees
Long: 034 48 25 E  degrees minutes   Long: 34.8071  decimal degrees

Note: Site of an ancient city fortress located on a cliff above the Mediterranean Sea. Town was established by Phoenicians in the 6th cen. BCE; was production center for purple dye derived from murex mollusks. Later ruled by Persians, Seleucids, and Romans. Was razed by Mamluks and abandoned, although a few families lived amongst the ruins until 1948. The modern community of Arsuf is located north of the ancient city.

Names:
Tel Arshaf (preferred,C,V)
Arshaf, Tel (C,V)
Arsur (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Arsuf (C,V,S)  ............ from Arabic transliteration of Reshef
Arsūf (C,V,Arabic (transliterated),U)
Arsum (C,V)
תל ארשף (C,V,Hebrew ,U)
אַרְסוּף (C,V,Hebrew ,U)
ארשוף (C,V,Hebrew ,U)
Arshooph (C,V,Hebrew (transliterated),U)
Arsoof (C,V,Hebrew (transliterated),U)
أرْسُوف‎, (C,V,Arabic,U)
Appolonia (C,V)
Apollonia (C,V)
Απολλωνία (C,V,Ancient Greek,U)
Rishpon (C,V)
Reshef (C,V,Phoenician,U)  ............ named after the the Canaanite god of fertility
Resheph (C,V,Phoenician,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Israel (nation)  ........  Israel (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of HaMerkaz (national district)  ............  HaMerkaz (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Tel Arshaf (deserted settlement)  ................  Tel Arshaf (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)
tell (C)
ancient site (C)
archaeological site (C)  ............  since 1994
inhabited place (H)
city (H)
Ancient Roman (H)
Seleucid (H)
Phoenician (H)
fortified settlement (H)

Related geographic places:
near/adjacent to ....  Arsuf .......... (inhabited place)
..............................  (World, Asia, Israel, HaMerkaz) [7594413]
near/adjacent to ....  Tel Aviv-Jaffa .......... (inhabited place)
..............................  (World, Asia, Israel, Tel Aviv) [7001369]

Sources and Contributors:
תל ארשף..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
ארשוף..........  [VP]
..............  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
אַרְסוּף..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
أرْسُوف‎,..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Απολλωνία..........  [VP]
....................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Apollonia..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Appolonia..........  [VP]
....................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Arsūf..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Arshaf, Tel..........  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Arshooph..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Arsoof..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Arsuf..........  [VP]
..............  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Arsum..........  [VP]
..............  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Arsur..........  [VP]
..............  AATA database (1995-)
..............  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Reshef..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Resheph..........  [VP]
.................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Rishpon..........  [VP]
.................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Tel Arshaf..........  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-)
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 12 August 2014
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
..........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-2014)

 

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