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Kukaniyeh

Kukaniyeh
كوكانية

Kukaniyeh (كوكانية) is a charming and moderately extensive Byzantine-era site in the southwestern corner of Jebel Barisha (جبل باريشا). It overlooks a small valley towards Jebel al-Aala (جبل الأعلى), to the west, and is on the eastern edge of a modern village of the same name. Of particular interest at the site are two principal tombs. One, with its pyramidal roof largely standing, is inscribed 384 AD …