|Population||6 (not including Bedouin inhabitants) (1931)|
|Date of depopulation||May 22, 1948|
|Cause(s) of depopulation||Military assault by Yishuv forces|
The village was an archeological site, containing cisterns, an olive press, mosaic floors, tombs, the crown of a stone column, and stone tools from the Middle Paleolithic period have been found in the vicinity.
Al-Jammama had an elementary school which was founded in 1944.
1948, and aftermath
According to the Palestinian historian Walid Khalidi, the remaining structures on the village land were in 1992: "A few walls remain on the slopes of hills, surrounded by shrubs and thorns.Cactuses and gum trees grow on the site. The site is used for animal grazing; it also has a stable for horses. The surrounding lands are used for agriculture. Bedouin still camp near the site occasionally to take advantage of nearby pasture."
- Morris, 2004, p. xx, village #364. Also gives cause of depopulation.
- Ohel 1967:49-56. Cited in Khalidi, 1992, p. 74
- Wavell 1972:145, Cited in Khalidi, 1992, p 74
- Khalidi, 1992, p 74
- Hadawi, Sami (1970), Village Statistics of 1945: A Classification of Land and Area ownership in Palestine, Palestine Liberation Organization Research Center
- Khalidi, Walid (1992), All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948, Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies, ISBN 0-88728-224-5
- Morris, Benny (2004). The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-00967-6.
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