Places of Section 4

Moab and Edom

30. Zared ? - (al-Hasa ?)

South of Charachmoba flows a river from east to west; it is followed by mountainous ridges and is represented within a deep cleft. The waters are depicted by a white strip of cubes winding between two blue-grey strips; dark cubes mark the cliffs on both sides of the river.

Zared (Deut 2:13), the gorge of Zared in the middle of the desert. (Eusebius, Onomasticon 92:10; Jerome 93:11)

Map Section 4 Ancient Sources Discussion

Photo: View of Wadi al-Hasa with its steep sides.

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