© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Aedicula

Small votive niche with pediment. Along the Siq, there are more than 30 of such votive niches, most of them with baetyls (from the Aramaic beth-el = house of god), idols of the Nabataean cult, mostly related to the main god Dushara.

© Photo: Haupt & Binder

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