Located on the Eastern shore of the Dead Sea, the mysterious site of Bab Edh-Dhra contains thousands (!) of tombs from the Early Bronze age.
In many one can still find many pottery shards of offerings that were placed in the tombs.
Believed to be associates with the Biblical stories of Sodom and Gomorrah, the site provides an important understanding to how Biblical narratives developed.
|Bab Edh-Dhra on Wikipedia|
|Bab Edh-Dhra on Google Maps|
|Bab Edh-Dhra Website|
Points of Interest in the Area
|Ma’in Hot Springs|
Bab edh-drah, a 5000 year old site and cemetery in Jordan, next to the Dead Sea, is suggested to be the site that inspired the story of Sodom and Gomorrah. Hundreds of Early Bronze Tombs, countless Potter shards, can still be traced at the site. #babedhdhra #earlybronze #archaeology #bible #sodom #gomorrah #archaeology #biblicalarchaeology #visitjordan #tour #travel