Tell Umm Amer

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Tell Umm Amer is part of the Tentative list of Palestine in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Tell Umm Amer is an archaeological site in the Gaza Strip that comprises the remains of the Monastery of Saint Hilarion. In the Byzantine period, it was one of the largest monastic complexes in the Levant. The oldest remains date from the fourth century and are attributed to Saint Hilarion, who is considered the founder of monasticism in Palestine.

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Full Name
Tell Umm Amer
Country
Palestine
Added
2012
Type
Cultural
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2012 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Tell Umm Amer

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