Modern locations of places in the Bible:

Tell Umm Hamad


Also CalledTall Umm Hammad, Tell Umm Hamid, Umm Hamad el Sharqi, Umm Hamad esh Sherqi
Latitude, Longitude32.142140, 35.581470
Palestine 1928 Grid Coordinates (?)205022/172135
Point Precision1 km
Coordinates Sources
General Location Notes
  • Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible (2000) (Zarethan): “4 miles northeast of Tell ed Damiyeh
  • Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia (1975) (Zarethan): "two miles northeast" of of Tell ed Damiyeh
Precise Coordinates NotesLeonard, Jordan Valley Survey 1953 (1992) says that it "extends for several hundred meters," with "Tell Umm Hamad el-Gharbi, the slight rise at the western end... and "Tell Umm Hamad esh Sherqi, the longer, lower eastern end"
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Biblical places associated with Tell Umm Hamad

10-meter-per-pixel satellite Image

satellite view of the region around Tell Umm Hamad
Credit: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data 2019 (modified)