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ضهر الحصين
Map showin the location o Dekwaneh athin Lebanon
Map showin the location o Dekwaneh athin Lebanon
Location athin Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°52′45″N 35°32′37″E / 33.87917°N 35.54361°E / 33.87917; 35.54361
Kintra Lebanon
GovrenorateMunt Lebanon Govrenorate
DestrictMatn Destrict
 • Time ZoneGMT +2 (UTC)
 • - Simmer (DST)+3 (UTC)
 • Aurie Code(s)(+961) 1
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Dialin code+961

Dekwaneh (Arabic: ضهر الحصين translit. Dikwene) (also Dekweneh) is a suburb north o Beirut in the Matn Destrict o the Munt Lebanon Govrenorate, Lebanon. The population is predominantly Maronite Christian.[1] Tel al-Zaatar , An UNRWA admeenistered Palestinian Refugee camp hoosin approximately 50,000-60,000 refugees , an steid o the Tel al-Zaatar massacre wis locatit on the ootskirts o the toun.[2]

Airchaeologie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dekwaneh I is aboot 700 metre (2,300 ft) northwast o Mar Roucos monastery, in the gullies o (nou deforestit) pinefirth slopes on the wast side o a ridge. Material wis foond bi Raoul Describes, who mentioned rock-shelters in the aurie that wur destroyed bi quarryin for quicklime.[3] Further collections bi Auguste Bergy an Peter Wescombe. Some o the flint tuils recovered wur determined tae be Acheulean as well as a lairge amoont o waste an bifaces frae the Middle Paleolithic that suggestit it wis a factory steid at that time.[4]

General Elias Wessin (Wazen) Street in Dekwaneh, Lebanon.

Dekwaneh II material comes frae various locations aroond the aurie, maist notably the ravine belaw the monastery. Flint tuils wur foond here bi Bergy an Describes an aw which includit the Qaraoun cultur's Hivy Neolithic forms such as massive axes, picks, scrapers an rabots. Ither early Neolithic tuils wur foond alang wi some Middle Palelithic material includin an Emireh point an tortoise cores. Alang wi material frae Dekwaneh I, fynds frae the locations are stored in the Museum o Lebanese Prehistory.[4]

References an fuitnotes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Samir Khalaf (2002). Civil and uncivil violence in Lebanon: a history of the internationalization of communal conflict. Columbia University Press. pp. 222–. ISBN 978-0-231-12477-5. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
  2. P. Edward Haley; Lewis W. Snider; M. Graeme Bannerman (1979). Lebanon in crisis: participants and issues. Syracuse University Press. pp. 26–. ISBN 978-0-8156-2210-9. Retrieved 13 August 2011.
  3. Describes, Raoul., Quelques ateliers paléolithiques des environs de Beyrouth, Mélanges de l'Université Saint-Joseph: Volume VII, 1921.
  4. a b Lorraine Copeland; P. Wescombe (1965). Inventory of Stone-Age sites in Lebanon, p. 85. Imprimerie Catholique. Archived frae the original on 24 December 2011. Retrieved 21 Julie 2011.

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