Zeus temple in Sweida… archaeological landmark that dates back to two centuries

Swedia ,SANA- The temple of Zeus “Majestuous” is considered as one of the important archaeological landmarks in Qanawat town in Swedia countryside which dates back to first century BC.

The temple, which was dedicated in those times to great goddess, according to Researcher in the antiquities of the region, Hassan Hatoum , is located in the upper city “The Acropolis“ in Qanawat where it was representing a huge house for worship.

Hatoum told SANA that the temple contains 3 terraces engraved in rocky ground at one of the slopes with religious buildings, each one was distinguished in the horizontal and vertical projection.

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