The Abraham Gate

The Abraham Gate (HM2M30)

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N 33° 14.871', W 35° 39.299'

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And when Abram heard that his brother was taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, three hundred and eighteen, and pursued them as far as Dan.
Genesis 14:14

Exterior entry archway in the mudbrick gate dated to the Middle Bronze Age (circa 1700 BCE). Beyond this lay a central archway and an interior archway, which opened onto the road to the town below.

Schematic view of the Middle Bronze Age town's layout (circa 1700 BCE).
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HM NumberHM2M30
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Date Added Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)25S E 252642 N 3681907
Decimal Degrees33.24785000, -35.65498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 14.871', W 35° 39.299'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 14' 52.26" N, 35° 39' 17.94" W
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