Primary Site name: UMEIRI
Other Site Names: JADIS: 2314018, Tell 'Umeiri, UMAYRI, تل العميري
Governorate: AMMAN Sub-governorate: Al-Qwasmeh
MEGA Number: 2677
Site Map:
Coordinates (Long Lat): 35.88633 31.8697, 35.8866 31.86993, 35.88714 31.87, 35.88769 31.87003, 35.88842 31.87003, 35.88887 31.87004, 35.88968 31.86984, 35.89018 31.86985, 35.89051 31.86966, 35.89091 31.86911, 35.89115 31.86854, 35.89119 31.86794, 35.89117 31.86772, 35.89071 31.86733, 35.89042 31.8671, 35.8897 31.86702, 35.88884 31.8671, 35.88819 31.86735, 35.88785 31.86753, 35.88749 31.86777, 35.88719 31.86801, 35.88684 31.86841, 35.88662 31.86887, 35.88633 31.86924, 35.88629 31.86958, 35.88633 31.8697
Total Area (m²): 117216.4; Perimeter (m): 1295.2
Buffer Zone (m): 0
Period(s) Recorded for Site:
9018 (Chalcolithic, Unspecified); 9019 (Early Bronze I); 9020 (Early Bronze II); 9022 (Early Bronze III); 9023 (Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)); 9024 (Early Bronze, Unspecified); 9025 (Middle Bronze Iia); 9026 (Middle Bronze IIb-c); 9027 (Middle Bronze, Unspecified); 9028 (Late Bronze I); 9029 (Late Bronze IIa-b); 9030 (Late Bronze, Unspecified); 9031 (Iron Age I); 9032 (Iron Age IIa-b); 9033 (Iron Age IIc); 9034 (Iron Age III (Persian)); 9035 (Iron Age, Unspecified); 9039 (Hellenistic, Unspecified); 9044 (Roman, Early); 9045 (Roman, Late); 9046 (Roman, Unspecified); 9049 (Byzantine, Unspecified); 9050 (Islamic, Umayyad); 9051 (Islamic, Abbasid); 9053 (Islamic, Ayyubid); 9055 (Islamic, Unspecified); 9058 (Ottoman, Late); 9059 (Ottoman, Unspecified); 9060 (Modern (1915-1950)); 9999 (Unspecified/Unknown Period)
DoA Office Responsible:
Amman Antiquities Office
Site Investigators:
Investigator(s): 2007-2008 Data, DOA; Lary Herr, canadian university college; Douglas Clark, La Sierra Univ.
Investigation Date: None
Site Comments: [e.g., accuracy of coordinates; directions to Site]
Located 12 km south of Seventh Circle in Airport Highway, near Amman National Park
Site Significance:
Scientific Value
Historical Value
Aesthetic Value
Social Value
Spiritual Value
Surveys:
Record History:
Last Modified By Samar Habahbeh
Last Modified On August 14, 2014
Record Created By ORIGINAL IMPORT
Record Created On July 1, 2010
Record Review Status:
Status: Under Review
Reviewer: None
Review Date: None
Comments:
The following 92 site element(s) have been recognized at this site:
MEGA NumberElement TypePeriod(s) Recorded for Site Element:
14553499 Unspecified/Unknown Funerary
9035 Iron Age, Unspecified
9034 Iron Age III (Persian)
14603399 Unspecified/Unknown Religious Structures
9031 Iron Age I
14618834 Water Structure, Aqueduct
9033 Iron Age IIc
14571703 Inscription, Greek
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
14601417 Tomb, Rock-cut with Simple Entrance or Dromos
9026 Middle Bronze IIb-c
14608203 Hamlet/Farmstead/Farmhouse
9039 Hellenistic, Unspecified
14578899 Unspecified/Unknown General Site Element (Specify)
9044 Roman, Early
14568513 Settlement, Fortified
9025 Middle Bronze Iia
14632402 Burial, Cave (Loculus/Arcosolium)
9046 Roman, Unspecified
14557418 Tomb, Rock-cut Shaft
9026 Middle Bronze IIb-c
14620830 Tabun
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
14564410 Dolmen
9019 Early Bronze I
14630901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9053 Islamic, Ayyubid
14587820 Public Building
9033 Iron Age IIc
14619818 Platform
9039 Hellenistic, Unspecified
14595703 Inscription, Greek
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
14605834 Water Structure, Aqueduct
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
14586901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9044 Roman, Early
14607901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9018 Chalcolithic, Unspecified
14634202 Animal Pen
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
14635418 Tomb, Rock-cut Shaft
9027 Middle Bronze, Unspecified
14582209 Villa
9044 Roman, Early
14559901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9025 Middle Bronze Iia
14590901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9035 Iron Age, Unspecified
9034 Iron Age III (Persian)
14641417 Tomb, Rock-cut with Simple Entrance or Dromos
9023 Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)
14565201 Agricultural Terrace
9029 Late Bronze IIa-b
14613702 Inscription, Aramaic
9033 Iron Age IIc
14591838 Water Structure, Reservoir (Birket)
9060 Modern (1915-1950)
14626835 Water Structure, Cistern
9023 Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)
14581418 Tomb, Rock-cut Shaft
9019 Early Bronze I
14602513 Settlement, Fortified
9028 Late Bronze I
14576901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
14562803 Cairn
9019 Early Bronze I
14589820 Public Building
9028 Late Bronze I
14638513 Settlement, Fortified
9032 Iron Age IIa-b
14555209 Villa
9039 Hellenistic, Unspecified
14612506 Fortress
9035 Iron Age, Unspecified
9034 Iron Age III (Persian)
14625411 Grave
9059 Ottoman, Unspecified
14584899 Unspecified/Unknown General Site Element (Specify)
9023 Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)
14558901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9058 Ottoman, Late
14624901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9026 Middle Bronze IIb-c
14594702 Inscription, Aramaic
9033 Iron Age IIc
14573838 Water Structure, Reservoir (Birket)
9028 Late Bronze I
14593405 Burial, in Natural Cave
9026 Middle Bronze IIb-c
14621411 Grave
9060 Modern (1915-1950)
14629514 Settlement, No Fortifications (Village)
9022 Early Bronze III
14610901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9051 Islamic, Abbasid
14639514 Settlement, No Fortifications (Village)
9030 Late Bronze, Unspecified
14570408 Cemetery
9019 Early Bronze I
14579834 Water Structure, Aqueduct
9031 Iron Age I
14643829 Storage Facility/Silo
9022 Early Bronze III
14599821 Road
9046 Roman, Unspecified
14592514 Settlement, No Fortifications (Village)
9023 Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)
14614511 Palace
9028 Late Bronze I
14642201 Agricultural Terrace
9035 Iron Age, Unspecified
9034 Iron Age III (Persian)
14623501 Camp/Nomadic Camp
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
14600505 Cave/Shelter
9019 Early Bronze I
14569417 Tomb, Rock-cut with Simple Entrance or Dromos
9019 Early Bronze I
14583514 Settlement, No Fortifications (Village)
9020 Early Bronze II
14566417 Tomb, Rock-cut with Simple Entrance or Dromos
9027 Middle Bronze, Unspecified
14622901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9055 Islamic, Unspecified
14611514 Settlement, No Fortifications (Village)
9024 Early Bronze, Unspecified
14636408 Cemetery
9023 Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)
14604901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9045 Roman, Late
14585505 Cave/Shelter
9020 Early Bronze II
14616901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9033 Iron Age IIc
14633901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9024 Early Bronze, Unspecified
14556513 Settlement, Fortified
9031 Iron Age I
14640801 Baths
9044 Roman, Early
14561513 Settlement, Fortified
9029 Late Bronze IIa-b
14575829 Storage Facility/Silo
9032 Iron Age IIa-b
14631901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
14615203 Hamlet/Farmstead/Farmhouse
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
14609901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9050 Islamic, Umayyad
14572410 Dolmen
9035 Iron Age, Unspecified
9034 Iron Age III (Persian)
14554201 Agricultural Terrace
9031 Iron Age I
14580829 Storage Facility/Silo
9031 Iron Age I
14574402 Burial, Cave (Loculus/Arcosolium)
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
14606408 Cemetery
9027 Middle Bronze, Unspecified
14628513 Settlement, Fortified
9033 Iron Age IIc
14597513 Settlement, Fortified
9022 Early Bronze III
14560901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9039 Hellenistic, Unspecified
14567820 Public Building
9035 Iron Age, Unspecified
9034 Iron Age III (Persian)
14588506 Fortress
9033 Iron Age IIc
14596513 Settlement, Fortified
9026 Middle Bronze IIb-c
14598838 Water Structure, Reservoir (Birket)
9044 Roman, Early
14617901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9031 Iron Age I
14577418 Tomb, Rock-cut Shaft
9023 Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)
14563901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9059 Ottoman, Unspecified
14637901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9029 Late Bronze IIa-b
60325513 Settlement, Fortified
9031 Iron Age I
9033 Iron Age IIc
9035 Iron Age, Unspecified
14627805 Cupmarks/Cupholes
9024 Early Bronze, Unspecified
Site References:
Primary AuthorDateTitle
GERATY L.T.1985The Andrews University Madaba Plains Project. A Preliminary Report on the First Season at Tell el-'Umeiri (June 18 to August 8,1984)
GERATY L.T. ET AL.1987The Madaba Plains Project: A Preliminary Report on the First Season at Tell el-'Umeiri and Vicinity.
GERATY L.T. ET AL.1989Madaba Plains Project: The 1987 Season at Tell el-'Umeiri and Vicinity.
Herr, L. et al.1999Madaba Plains Project: Excavations at Tall al-Umayri, 1998
STRAND K.A.1985An Andrews University Archaeological Update : The 1984 Expedition to Tell el-'Umeiri
VON RABENAU K.1978Ammonitische Verteidigungsanlagen zwischen Hirbet el-Bisara undel-Yadude
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