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Reconstructed arch with the Stylite tower complex in the background, 1.3 km away in northern direction.
© Photo: Haupt & Binder
route to this place
Map: Open quarter
Umm er-Rasas photo tour, part 4: a 14 meter high tower on which ascetic pillar-saints retreated. Around it, a church, square tower, cistern, quarry.
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