030) ‘Ain Yunis area: unidentified monastery

[PADIS code 0139]

Arabic: عين يونس: دير غير مكتشفة

Site location: Lat. +31° 51' 50.19" N; Long. +35° 31' 26.52" E.

Site extension: 2 dunams.

State of preservation: ruins.

Occupational period: Byzantine.

Site typology: monastery.

Public architecture: monastery.

Material culture: mosaic tesserae, glass, pottery.

Bibliography: Bar-Adon 1972, 114; Hirschfeld 1990, 60, site n. 53, fig. 71.

Plate: I.

 

 

Bibliography

Bar-Adon, P.
1972 "The Survey in the Judean Desert and Jericho Valleys", in M. Kochavi (ed.), Judea, Samaria, Golan, Archaeological Survey in the Year 5728, Jerusalem 1972, pp. 92-149 (in particular p. 114).
Hirschfeld, Y.
1990 "List of the Monasteries of the Judean Desert", in G.C. Bottini - L. Di Segni - E. Alliata (eds.), Christian Archaeology in the Holy Land - New Discoveries. Essays in Hounour of Virgilio C. Corbo, OFM (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Collectio Maior 36), Jerusalem 1990, pp. 1-90 (in particular p. 60, site n. 53, fig. 71).