Sanctuary of Agios Lot

Sanctuary of Agios Lot

The Sanctuary of Agios Lot is located to the southeast of the Dead Sea overlooking the modern town of Safi in Jordan. It is a Byzantine era (5th - 7th Centuries AD) monastic site that consists of a basilical church erected at the entrance to a natural cave.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Karak Governorate

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Byzantine

Site Features: Byzantine Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: The Sanctuary of Agios Lot, At Deir ’Ain ’Abata

Date of Submission: 2001

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