Tel Soco

Local nameתל שכה
LocationJerusalem District, Israel

Sokho, alternate spellings: Sokhoh, Sochoh, Soco, Sokoh, Hebrew: שוכה ,שוכו ,שכה, is the name given to two ancient towns in the territorial domain of Judah, the remains of both having been identified.

Both towns were given the name Shuweikah in Arabic, a diminutive of the Arabic shawk, "thorn."

One is located about ten miles southwest of Hebron and has been identified with the twin ruins known as Khirbet Shuwaikah Fauka and Tahta, 6 km southwest of Eshtamoa in the Hebron Hills district.

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Address Israel

Coordinates 31°40'56.968" N 34°58'25.737" E

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