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Eilat Neolithic Shrines

Eilat Neolithic Shrines represent a phenomenon of worshipping standing stones in the Negev in and in Sinai peninsula in the Neolithic age in a large scale.

Over 140 sites like this are known, and most (72%) seems to be for the worship of representations of thwo cheif Gods (Ba’al and Ashera?). Most are also oriented to the West (like the Temple in Jeruslaem).

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Points of Interest in the Area

Eilat
  Timna
  Petra

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