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الدانا

al-Dana
الدانا

al-Dana (الدانا) is a modern village on far eastern edge of Jebel al-Zawiyeh (جبل الزاوية) and Jebel Riha (جبل ريحا) which contains some remains of interest from the Byzantine period. Of particular note is the pyramid tomb, similar in style to those in al-Bara (البارة), found in northern section of the village. Other remains, probably domestic buildings, are scattered to the south. Within short walking distance …

al-Dana
الدانا

The small agricultural town of al-Dana (الدانا) contains a well preserved Roman tomb that dates to the second century. The design of the tomb takes the form of a pyramidal canopy that is supported by four Ionic columns. It is located a short walk northwest of the town center. While the yard containing the tomb is fenced off, someone in the neighborhood will likely track down …