© Photo: Haupt & Binder

Shrine in a rock

Aedicula (votive niche) with two pilasters, Nabataean capitals, triglyph (vertically channeled tablets) and metope (rectangular architectural element that fills the space between two triglyphs). Inside there are two small deity representations, 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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