Places of Section 9

Ascalon, Gaza, Negev, Sinai

108. Iethor, also called Iethera - (Kh. 'Attir? / Hathira?)

Two buildings flanked by three towers with a red roof. The right tower could be a pediment.


Ether (Jos 19:7), in the lot of Simeon. And now it is a very large village in the inner Daroma, near Malatha. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 88:3-4; Jerome 89:3-4)

Map Section 8 Ancient Sources Discussion


Photo: Aeriel view of the southern region of Judah (or Darom).

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