© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Northwest corner

Carved lioness with suckling cub. The lioness is depicted with a mane, which in fact only male lions have. Below, on the groundfloor, one of the two leopard fountains

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Qasr al-Abd

The Hellenistic palace from the 2nd cent. BC with life-size lion reliefs and leopard fountains is an architectural monument of unique character in Jordan.

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