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Near Had Nes in Golan Regional Council, Northern District, Israel
 

Sacrificial High Place

Tel Beit Tsaida

 

Bethsaida

 
Sacrificial High Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 5, 2019
1. Sacrificial High Place Marker
Inscription.  
English Text:

The inhabitants of the kingdom of Geshur were
Aramaens and the high places and ritual
objects reflect their religion.
On the sacrificial high place were found
fragments of basins, horned altars, and an
incised stone depicting a crouching bull.
In the pit near the high place were bones
from sacrificial animals of types
that comply with Leviticus 11.


 
Location. 32° 54.599′ N, 35° 37.852′ E. Marker is near Had Nes, Northern District, in Golan Regional Council. Marker is on Route 888 just north of Northern District Route 87, on the left when traveling north. This marker is located along a park walking trail in the archaeological park at Tel Beit Tsaida, which has also been identified has the Biblical site of Bethsaida. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Inner City Gate (here, next to this marker); The Courtyard (a few steps from this marker); Outer City Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); A Bit Hilani Type Palace (within
Sacrificial High Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 5, 2019
2. Sacrificial High Place Marker
View of the marker, situated just inside of the inner gate of the city, just beyond the sacred upright stone at the southwest corner of the inner gate.
shouting distance of this marker); The Fisherman House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Winegrower House (about 120 meters away); Ancient Road (about 120 meters away); Street (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Had Nes.
 
More about this marker. This marker is situated in an archaeological park, that is located on the east side of the Jordan River, near the Jordan River armlet, a short distance away from the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bethsaida (BiblePlaces.com). This is a link to information provided by BiblePlaces.com (Submitted on September 10, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Bethsaida - Bible Walks. This is a link to information provided by BibleWalks.com (Submitted on September 10, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. AnthropologyChurches & Religion
 
Inner City Gate image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 5, 2019
3. Inner City Gate
View of the east side of the inner gate of the city. The marker would be just off the lower right hand side of the picture.
Sacrificial High Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 5, 2019
4. Sacrificial High Place Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 10, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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