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Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Timna Valley Slave Hill Massebah
Country: Israel Type: Standing Stone (Menhir)
Nearest Town: Eilat  Nearest Village: Timna Valley
Latitude: 29.772514N  Longitude: 34.946118E
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
4 Ambience:
2Not Good
0No data.
4 Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
3 Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
no data

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Timna valley Slave Hill Massebah
Timna valley Slave Hill Massebah submitted by motist : Timna valley single Massebah with cell. Site of copper smelting. Also called the Slave Hill smelting site. GPS:Israel datum (old):144560 E' 909551 N' (Vote or comment on this photo)
Standing Stone (Menhir) in Israel

Standing stone, or massebah, at sites of ancient copper smelting.

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 249m SE 131° Timna Valley Slave Hill Smelting Site* Ancient Village or Settlement
 1.1km ESE 116° Timna Valley Temple of Hathor* Ancient Temple
 1.4km N 11° Timna Valley Mushroom Site* Natural Stone / Erratic / Other Natural Feature
 2.6km NNW 329° Timna Valley Copper Mines* Ancient Mine, Quarry or other Industry
 4.5km ENE 66° Sasgon valley* Standing Stones
 4.9km NE 45° Mount. Michrot* Ancient Temple
 5.1km NE 39° N' W' Timna valley ancient copper industry* Ancient Mine, Quarry or other Industry
 5.1km N 355° Timn'a cliffs Roded type open air sanctuaries* Ancient Temple
 5.2km SSW 192° S' of wadi Gadna'a* Ancient Temple
 6.1km NE 47° Ancient Copper Strip-mine north of Mt. Michrot* Ancient Mine, Quarry or other Industry
 7.0km NW 307° North of Wadi Botem Massebah* Standing Stone (Menhir)
 7.3km SSE 158° Beer-Ora N* Ancient Temple
 7.3km WNW 290° Wadi Botem Predator's Trap* Ancient Village or Settlement
 7.3km SSE 164° E' of wadi Racham * Ancient Temple
 7.6km WNW 289° Wadi Botem Sites* Ancient Village or Settlement
 7.6km WSW 245° Upper Wadi Eteq Masseboth* Standing Stones
 8.5km NNW 337° Wadi Milhan Ancient Farm* Ancient Village or Settlement
 8.7km SW 224° North Se'ipim Valley Predator Trap* Ancient Mine, Quarry or other Industry
 8.8km SSW 199° Wadi 'Eteq Villas* Ancient Temple
 8.9km S 189° S' of wadi 'Eteq* Ancient Temple
 8.9km S 190° Flint workshop west of wadi Racham* Ancient Mine, Quarry or other Industry
 9.0km SW 225° Se'ipim Valley North Predators Trap* Misc. Earthwork
 9.3km NNW 331° North Sayarim Valley Tumulus* Barrow Cemetery
 9.4km SSW 214° E' Se'ipim valley* Ancient Village or Settlement
 9.7km WNW 285° Wadi Betamim Matseboth* Standing Stones
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