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Medieval Era Archaeological Sites

Crusader Era Sites in Greater Syria

Qalaat Ibn Maan

1200 to 1300 Ayyubid fortification to protect against potential of raids by Crusaders and Mongols

1590 to 1635 used by Lebanese Maanite Emire, Fakh al-Din to challenge Ottomans

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the base of the castle at ib-Maan

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the sunset in the Palmyrene desert from ibn-Maan