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Medieval Era Archaeological Sites

Crusader Era Sites in Greater Syria

Qalaat Rahba

ca. 900 Earlier Abbasid fortification

1146 to 1174 Castle constructed during reign of Nur al-Din

1264 Mamluk Sultan Baybars installs an Egyptian governor

1260 to 1400 Destroyed by Mongol attacks

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the courtyard of the castle

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the fissured walls

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the footpath leading to the castle

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the interior walls

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the donjon walls

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the standing wall stubs

David Hanlon fine art photograph of the vaults beneath the castle

GPS coordinates will be available at a later date