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SYAD01  Overview  Overview of the Ain Dara temple looking northwest.  The temple consists of a portico (right side of image) and progressing into the temple a portico (with three huge footprints), an antechamber, a threshold (on footprint), the main hall and a shrine.

It is mainly built of basalt and note all the carved animals and figures.

Image courtesy of Mark Connally.

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For a diagram of the temple see p. 23 in Monson, John J. “The New 'Ain Dara Temple: Closest Solomonic Parallel.”Biblical Archaeology Review vol. 26, no. 3 (May/June, 2000): 20–35, 67.

Image from the Zondervan Atlas of the Bible, p. 138. To view/use additional images from the Atlas Click Here.

Image from the Zondervan Atlas of the Bible, p. 147.