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Summary

Hellenistic stone quarry. Birkatayn.

Class:

  • Workshop or industry
  • visible
  • Exact location
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Birketein Theatre - Gerasa

Birketein Theatre - Gerasa. Birkatain/Birkatayn.

Birketein, Water Pool

Water reservoir.

Birketein, Temple of Zeus Epicarpius

Birketein, Temple of Zeus Epicarpius

Gerasa [JO]

Gerasa (Jerash) - Greek, Roman and Byzantine city named also Antioch-on-the Chrysorrhoas. http://romeartlover.tripod.com/Jerash01.html

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Birkatain was a Hellenistic stone quarry.  Later reused as the location of a Roman amphitheatre.

See:

  1. Nizar Abu-Jaber, Catreena Hamarneh, Documentation and Protection of the Quarries of Gerasa in: Levant 2013 Vol.45/1