Bab edh-Dhra

Bab edh-Dhra

Bab edh-Dhra is an archaeological site located near the Dead Sea in Karak Governorate, Jordan. The site is an Early Bronze Age settlement dating back to the 4th millennium BC. The ruins consist of 2 large cemeteries known as Khirbet Qazone (3300–2000 BC) that include different styles of burials: Shaft tombs, tumulus tombs and charnel houses (rectangular mudbrick burials where human skeletal remains are stored).

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Karak Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: Fourth Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Bronze Age

Later Cultures: Bronze Age

Site Features: Bronze Age Monuments

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