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Summary

It is part of the chain of fortresses that guarded the Roman road from Petra, thru Mamshit to the west and north of Israel.

Class:

  • Castle
  • visible
  • Location ┬▒ 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Roman Rd

Roman Rd

Horvat Zafir

Horvat Zafir - Fort; 30 BC - AD 640; Pleiades #687922

Rogem Zafir

Rogem Zafir - Fort; 30 BC - AD 300; Pleiades #688017

Rogem Zafir

The site was excavated, and two structures were reconstructed - a Roman/Byzantine fortress and a khan (caravanserai), which guarded and hosted the travelers along the Roman route.

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Surroundings (Panoramio)

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