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View looking down from Muhraqa onto Tel Jokneam. The site is located 7 mi. NW of Megiddo on the southern edge of the Jezreel Valley at foot of Mt. Carmel.
The modern Israeli city of Jokneam has grown up around the tel.
Jokneam was a Canaanite town that was conquered by Israel (Josh 12:22). It was on the order of Zebulun that extended to the ravine near it (Josh 19:11) and it became a Levitical city (Josh 21:34.
The site is an elevated mound, or tel, spanning around 40 ha. (10 acres) and rising steeply to a height of 60 meters (200 ft). With a few brief interruptions, Yokneam was occupied for 4,000 years, from the Middle Bronze Age to the Ottoman Empire.
Tel Yokneam. (2022, August 11). In Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tel_Yokneam
T. Qeimun/T. Yoqneam (160230) is located 7 mi. NW of Megiddo on the southern edge of the Jezreel Valley at foot of Mt. Carmel.