S-5

Name:
 حصن العطّن (Ḥiṣn al-ʿAṭṭan)

Site Type:
 Isolated Structure

Periodization:
  Possible  Probable  Certain 
Modern:  
Islamic:    
Pre-Islamic: 
Bronze Age: 
Neolithic: 
Palaeolithic: 

Terrain:
 Scree

Site Condition:
 Excellent

Coordinates:
 1754904 N, 246558 E

Notes:
 Lookout on scree slope with a well to the N down a staircase of ~10m. Dimensions: ~6m E–W by ~12m N–S (not including staircase or well); 4m preserved wall height. Turrets on corners of structure. Large retaining/terrace wall below structure, to the E of the staircase. Much painted pottery, probably of Islamic period. Mud brick walls with stone foundations throughout.

Paul C. Zimmerman, 2004–2021. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License