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location of El Qsour

a Pleiades location resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 21, 2013 10:06 AM History
Location based on OpenStreetMap

fort, tower, settlement

{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ 35.9336111, 33.7322222 ] }



Generic OSM Accuracy Assessment


  • Ummayad Period (661-750CE) (confident)

Data Source:

OpenStreetMap (Node 564365717, version 1, osm:changeset=3118180, 2009-11-15T00:04:48Z)

Archaeological excavations revealed a fortified city surrounded by walls and flanked by forty towers, a rectangular area (385 x 350 m).