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More than 15 mines are dated to the Early Bronze Age, primarily clustered in Wadi Khalid, with some reaching more than 50m into the hillside. Site 11 (WF1389) is a horizontal shaft in Wadi Khalid where large quantities of mining waste and Early Bronze Age pottery fragments have been found.
© Photo: Haupt & Binder
Informative photo tour: Ancient mines, Nabataean reservoir, Roman mill, Christian cemetery, Byzantine churches, and more.