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Temple of the Obelisks, Byblos

Temple of the Obelisks, Byblos

Temple of the Obelisks, also known as the L-shaped Temple and Temple of Resheph, is a Bronze Age temple located in Byblos in the Mount Lebanon Governorate. It was built around 2600 BC, while the Obelisks was constructed between 1600–1200 BC and were dedicated to the Canaanite deity Resheph. The Temple was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984 as part of Byblos.

Site Information

Country: Lebanon

District: Mount Lebanon Governorate

Category: Ancient Temples

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Bronze Age

Later Cultures: Bronze Age

Site Features: Bronze Age Monumnets


World Heritage Site

Part of: Byblos

Date of Inscription: 1984

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