S-7

Name:
 حصن الرباكي (Ḥiṣn ar-Rubākī)

Site Type:
 Isolated Structure

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

Terrain:
 Scree

Site Condition:
 Good

Coordinates:
 1758295 N, 248786 E

Notes:
 Lookout on E side of mouth of Wadi Bin ‘Ali. Main structure ~8m square. Remains of second structure, adjoining but more poorly preserved, to S. 4 storeys visible. Entrance facing S. Stairs inside, just to the R of the entrance. Well to the E of the building. Second structure ~9m E–W by ~6 N–S (but probably much larger originally). Second structure has turret in SE corner, first structure has none. Second structure has at least two storeys. 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