A tell is a mound (often found in the Middle East) over or consisting of the ruins of ancient settlements
|Ahwar of Southern Iraq||Tell Eridu Archaeological Site|
|Aleppo||Mound of Al-Aquabah (which probably constitues the Tel of ancient Aleb)|
|Ancient Kingdom of Saba||"Ma’rib now survives as a tell overlooking what was the Northern Oasis and separated from what was the Southern Oasis by the Wadi Dhana." (AB ev)|
|Arslantepe Mound||Arslantepe Mound is a 30-metre-tall archaeological tell located in the Malatya plain, 12 km south-west of the Euphrates River. (official description, Unesco website)|
|Babylon||The remains of the city are in present-day Hillah, Babil Governorate, Iraq, about 85 kilometres (53 mi) south of Baghdad, comprising a large tell of broken mud-brick buildings and debris. wiki)|
|Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan"||Tell Al-Kharrar (Elijah’s Hill)|
|Caves of Maresha and Bet Guvrin||Tel Maresha|
|Djenné||From AB evaluation "The floods cover all but some hillocks; these are called toguere.....All these tells, which were a natural refuge from the flood waters, are potential archaeological sites and on that basis deserve to be protected." This refers to the Toguere of Djenne-Djeno and "Other toguere, such as at Hambarketolo, Tonomba and Kaniana..."|
|Çatalhöyük||two large tells (AB ev)|
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