Primary Site name: NUHAS
Other Site Names: JADIS: 1901002, NAHAS
Governorate: TAFILAH Sub-governorate: Tafilah
MEGA Number: 8730
Site Map:
Coordinates (Long Lat): 35.43445 30.68279, 35.43445 30.68291, 35.4346 30.68291, 35.4346 30.68279, 35.43445 30.68279
Total Area (m²): 198.9; Perimeter (m): 56.4
Buffer Zone (m): 0
Period(s) Recorded for Site:
9031 (Iron Age I); 9032 (Iron Age IIa-b); 9033 (Iron Age IIc); 9046 (Roman, Unspecified); 9054 (Islamic, Mamluk); 9059 (Ottoman, Unspecified); 9999 (Unspecified/Unknown Period)
DoA Office Responsible:
Tafila Antiquities Office
Site Investigators:
Investigator(s): JADIS IMPORT, DOA; None
Investigation Date: None
Site Comments: [e.g., accuracy of coordinates; directions to Site]
Site Significance:
Scientific Value
Historical Value
Aesthetic Value
Social Value
Spiritual Value
Record History:
Last Modified By Samar Habahbeh
Last Modified On May 3, 2016
Record Created On July 1, 2010
Record Review Status:
Status: Under Review
Reviewer: None
Review Date: None
The following 15 site element(s) have been recognized at this site:
MEGA NumberElement TypePeriod(s) Recorded for Site Element:
37909604 Mine
9046 Roman, Unspecified
37910901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9031 Iron Age I
37911604 Mine
9033 Iron Age IIc
37912606 Smelting Site/Slag Heap
9059 Ottoman, Unspecified
37913606 Smelting Site/Slag Heap
9046 Roman, Unspecified
37914606 Smelting Site/Slag Heap
9033 Iron Age IIc
37915606 Smelting Site/Slag Heap
9054 Islamic, Mamluk
37916899 Unspecified/Unknown General Site Element (Specify)
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
37917901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9033 Iron Age IIc
37918901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9046 Roman, Unspecified
37919901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
37920828 Stone Fences/Enclosures
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
37921901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9032 Iron Age IIa-b
37922602 Furnace
9033 Iron Age IIc
37923602 Furnace
9046 Roman, Unspecified
Site References:
Primary AuthorDateTitle
BACHMANN H.G. & HAUPTMANN A.1984Zur alten Kupfergewinnung in Fenan und Hirbet en-Nahas im Wadi Arabah in Sudjordanien
GLUECK N.1935Explorations in Eastern Palestine II , New Haven. (AASOR 15 = EEP 2)
GLUECK N.1939Explorations in Eastern Palestine III , New Haven. (AASOR 18-19= EEP 3)
HAUPTMANN A.1986Archaeometallurgical and Mining-Archaeological Studies in the Eastern 'Arabah, Feinan Area, 2nd Season.
KNAUF E.A.1984Zur Keramik von Fenan und Hirbet en-Nahas
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