Tell Dibbine

Tell Dibbine
Alternate name Ijon
Location 2km north of Marjayoun
Region Nabatieh Governorate
Type Tell
Builder Ijonians
Founded Around 10,000BC -8,000 BC
Abandoned About 700 BC
Cultures Neolithic
Site notes
Excavation dates 1927, 1933, 1954, 1957,
Archaeologists R. Saidah, A. Kushke, Lorraine Copeland, Peter J. Wescombe
Condition Ruins
Public access Yes

Tell Dibbine is an archaeological site 2 km north of Marjayoun in the plain of El Marj in the Nabatieh Mohafazat (Governorate). It dates at least to the Neolithic.[1] It was also known in the ancient world as Ijon. Many artifacts have been found including statues (currently lost), columns, and many more... The people of the tell knew how to make potter as well as farming. Though today it is abandoned..


  1. Université Saint-Joseph (Beirut; Lebanon) (1969). Mélanges de l'Université Saint-Joseph, p.63. Impr. catholique. Retrieved 25 March 2011.


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