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Documentary Film based on Gibson's book: Qur'anic Geography
 

 

The Sacred City from Glasshouse Media on Vimeo.
  Stops on the
Incense Road
 
Gaza(Jenysos)
Elusa
Ruheiba
Obodat
Wadi Fiqreh
Wadi Arabah
Sela
Rekem, (Petra)
Ayl
Gryn
Hawara
Wadi Rumm
Al Uyaynah
Northern Desert Trek
Tayma
Meda'in Saleh
Dedan
Khaybar
Medina
Southern Desert Trek
Najran
Sa'ada
Yathul
Marib (Saba)
Timna (Qatraban)
Shibam(Hadramaut)
Ubar
 
Further Information
Camels
The Incense Sea Route

Ayl

Photo of Ayl showing the road through the village

Ayl was a major stopping center for camel caravans in the Edomite highlands. Here there was water and fodder.

Special thanks to Fawzi Abudanh for this great picture taken on November 2003. Fawzi was conducting field work in the region of Udhruh for his postgraduate studies. The photograph shows the traditional village which was evidently built on the ancient site. A Roman castellum may have existed here.

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