Places of Section 6

Mountain of Judah and Shephelah

70. Gedur, also Gidirtha - (Kh. Jadirah)

A vignette "door between two towers" beyond a two lines inscription.


Gedur (Jos 15:58), in the tribe of Judah. And today there is a large village called Gedrus at the 10th milestone from Diospolis on the road to Eleutheropolis. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 68:22-23; Jerome 69:20-21)

Map Section 6 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: A row of Canaanite stelae (massebot) at Gezer.

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