003) Abu el-‘Alayiq North, Tell area: Columbarium Tower

[PADIS code 0155]

Arabic: تلول أبو العلايق الشمالي: برج الكولمباريوم

Site location: Lat. +31° 51' 20.59" N; Long. +35° 25' 50.40" E.

Site extension: outer diameter 10.9 m (0.093 dunams).

State of preservation: preserved.

Occupational periods: Hellenistic, Roman.

Plates: I, VI, XXI.

 

 

Hellenistic Period

Site typology: tower.

Public architecture: tower.

Material culture: pottery.

Bibliography: Netzer 2001, 335; 2004, 32-34.

 

Roman Period (Herodian Period)

Site typology: tower.

Public architecture: tower.

Material culture: pottery.

Bibliography: Netzer 2004, 32-34.

 

Bibliography

Netzer, E.
2001 Hasmonean and Herodian Palaces at Jericho: Final Reports of the 1973-1987 Excavations. Volume I: Stratigraphy and Architecture, Jerusalem 2001 (in particular p. 335).
2004 "The Royal Estate", in E. Netzer - R. Laureys-Chachy - Y. Meshorer (eds.), Hasmonean and Herodian Palaces at Jericho. Final Reports of the 1973-1987 Excavations Volume II: Stratigraphy and Architecture, Jerusalem 2004, pp. 3-38 (in particular p. 33).