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Summary

Dhuweila Rock Carvings

Class:

  • Relief, votiv stone or altar
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Nahal Hemar Cave

Pre-Pottery Neolithic settlement

Dhuweila [Jordan]

PPNB settlement

Zohar Fortress

The ruins of the fortress are built on top of a marlstone hill. The external walls that once surrounded the fortress have collapsed and are gone. The ruins were originally dated to the Roman/Byzantine period, although recent survey re-dated it to the Crus

Matsad Bokek

Matsad Bokek

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Sources:

  1. Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, sv. ,Dhuweila Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 8: South and Southwest Asia 2013,p. 81
  2. Fawzi Zayadine, Sculpture in Ancient Jordan, in: Treasures from an Ancient Land: The Art of Jordan, ed. Piotr Bienkowski, Stroud, UK: Alan Sutton 1991, pp.31-61