Water System

Water System (HM2M2F)

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N 33° 1.005', W 35° 34.038'

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Constructed during the reign of King Ahab (the 9th century BCE), it was designed to supply the inhabitants of the city with water in times of siege. A vertical shaft was dug through the earlier occupation layers, at the bottom of which a sloping tunnel was hewn, reaching ground-water at a depth of approximately 40 meters.

English Text on Marker Timeline:

Canaanite Hazor (Greater Hazor) 1720-1100 BCE
· Middle Canaanite Period IIb
· Late Canaanite Period (to Destruction of Canaanite Hazor - 1250 BCE)
· Occupational Gap 1250-1100 BCE

Israelite Hazor 1100-732 BCE
· Israelite Period I (Period of the Settlement of the Tribes and Judges) 1100-950 BCE
· Israelite Period IIa (Reign of Solomon) 950-850 BCE
· Israelite Period IIb (Reign of Ahab to Destruction of the Kingdom of Israel) 850-732 BCE
HM NumberHM2M2F
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Date Added Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)25S E 260186 N 3656072
Decimal Degrees33.01675000, -35.56730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 1.005', W 35° 34.038'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 1' 0.29999999999999" N, 35° 34' 2.2799999999998" W
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