The largest of four sources of the Jordan River, the Dan Spring emerges at the base of Mt. Hermon next to Tel Dan. It flows for four miles before joining the second largest source of the Jordan River, the Banias Spring. Together the four sources (also the Iyon and Hasbani) of the Jordan River drain a total area of more than 2700 sq. kilometers.
Headwaters of the Jordan
Middle Bronze Gate
Iron Age Gate
Podium for Ruler
High Place of Jeroboam
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Dan (Walking in Their Sandals) Gives easy-to-read information on the location, biblical significance, etc. Features links to photographs and on-line scripture references.
Tel Dan (Camp S’dei Chemed International) Gives a concise history of the area from a distinctly Jewish perspective.
Dan: The Biblical City (Israel MFA) Highlights the history of the site, beginning with the Canaanite city, and several of the important archaeological findings, including the “House of David” inscription. Includes a translation of the inscription as well as a photograph of the fragments. A copy of this page at the Jewish Virtual Library.
Tel Dan (Christian Travel Study Program) Limited text, but site features several good pictures with excellent identifying captions.
Tel Dan (The Department for Jewish Zionist Education) Includes sections on Ancient Dan, the Tel Dan Nature Reserve, and the Ecology of the area.
Dan: Great Blessing, Great Failure (Personal Page) A flash presentation by David Niblack. Brief sections on geography, history, archaeology, “Dan in the Bible,” “the Blessing and Failure,” and links.
The Tel Dan Inscription (K.C. Hanson) Technical description of the Tel Dan Inscription (a.k.a. The Bytdwd Inscription, a.k.a. The House of David Inscription.)