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Mosque Name: Khirbet Abu Ṣuwwana

Country: Palestine

City: Maale Adumim

Year of construction (AD): 800-899

GPS: 31.766268 35.300383

Gibson Classification: Unknown


This is the site of an old Arab village. It has now been taken over by modern housing. A mihrab was found at this site.


Magness, Jodi, 2004. “Khirbet Abu Suwwana and Ein ʿAneva: Two Early Islamic Settlements on Palestine’s Desert Periphery”, in: Donald Whitcomb (ed.), Changing Social Identity with the Spread of Islam: Archaeological Perspectives, Chicago: The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 11-23.

Sion, Ofer, 1992. “Khirbet Abu Ṣuwwana – An Arab Village from the Umayyad Period”, Qadmoniot 25(9798): 53-57 (in Hebrew).

Sion, Ofer, 1996. “Khirbat Abū Ṣuwwane”, ʿAtiqot 32: 183-194 (in Hebrew).

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