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View of Qasr al-Abd from southwest

The lower story of the former two-floor construction with about 38 x 19 m built surface area was constructed out of large stone blocks, up to 6 m long and 3 m high, but which were only about a meter thick.

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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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