digital archive for the study of pre-islamic arabian inscriptions

Editor: Jérémie Schiettecatte


Ancient nameUnknown
Geographical areaLaḥj
CoordinatesLatitude: 13° 00' 38"    Longitude: 44° 54' 37"    
Coordinates accuracycertain
Type of siteSettlement
StructuresDwelling (indeterminate)
Dwelling (concentrated)
Plot of cultivated land
Building with political function
Small temple


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