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Nabi Gaith

The shrine of Nabi Ghaith is hidden in the pine trees on a hill above Deir Ammar.  The shrine is located 500 meters to the north of the village 550 meters above sea level. The Maqam (shrine) commemorates Sheikh Ghaith and is built from stones reused from the site. Next to the Maqam lie a rectangular building (8x17 m), a column-base, and a number of natural caves, cisterns and some remains of carved stone burial sites from the Byzantine period. The site is traceable to the early Ottoman period as it was presumed to be a military camp. Given the long history of human settlement in this valley and the topography of the mountain, it may have been a sacred site since remote pre-history.


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