Mosque Name: Sederot Old Mosque

Country: Israel

City: Sederot

Year of construction (AD): 800 - 899

GPS: 31.534786° 31.534786°

Gibson Classification: Unknown


Description:

An old mosque with a semicircular mihrab was uncovered at this location. The angle to Petra, Mecca and the Between Qiblas are all very close. Petra 148.7; Mecca: 154; Between: 159.13. So it is impossible to determine whcih QIbla was intended.


Looking down at the mosque with a mihrab.

Looking down at the mosque with a mihrab.


The site with the village in the background.

The site with the village in the background.


References:

Varga, Daniel, and Kobrin, Federico, 2018. “Horbat Neged”, Hadashot Arkheologiyot – Excavations and Surveys in Israel 130, http://www.hadashot-esi.org.il/Report_Detail_Eng.aspx?id=25446&mag_id=126.


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