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Castra Mefaa

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: S.T. Parker
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Iris Fernandez, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Dec 18, 2020 09:28 AM History
A site that originated as a Roman castrum and developed into a town from the fifth century onward. Archaeological remains date from the Roman, Byzantine, and Early Muslim periods.

31.5001262642, 35.9202588598

fort, tower

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 71 B3 Castra Mefaa

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Umm er-Resas

Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004.

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S.T. Parker, DARMC, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Iris Fernandez, and Tom Elliott, 'Castra Mefaa: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 14 April 2021]

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