Nahal Hemar Cave

Nahal Hemar Cave is an archeological cave site in , on a cliff in the Judean Desert near the and just northwest of .The excavations here are considered to be one of the most conspicuous Pre-Pottery Neolithic assemblages ever found in the .

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is a community settlement in southern .

is a hotel and resort district on the shore of the , near . is situated 7 km north of Nahal Hemar Cave. Photo: Kulmalukko, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Nahal Hemar Cave

31.1407° or 31° 8' 26.5" north
35.3762° or 35° 22' 34.2" east
Open Location Code
-384 metres (-1260 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: كهف ناحال همر
  • Czech: Nachal Chejmar
  • Czech: Nachal Chemar
  • Czech: Nahal Heimar
  • English: Nahal Hemar
  • Hebrew: נחל חימר
  • Hebrew: נחל חמר
  • Japanese: ナハルヘマール洞窟
  • Serbian: Нахал Хемар
  • Naẖal H̱emar
  • Wādī al Muḩawwaţ

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