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Meda'in Saleh - Introduction:

This Nabataean city is located in Saudi Arabia, approximately 320 kilometers south of Petra. This Nabataean city has 131 tombs spread out over 13.4 kilometers. The city proper as a siq, walls, towers, …

Archaeology and Islam #02 - The Between Mosques:

Click below to watch the video Archeology and Islam #2 The Between Mosques do not face Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Who built them and why? Transcript Video #2 This is a general transcript of a Dan …

Q&A #03 Moving the Black Rock:

Click below to watch the video: How did Ibn Zubayr pick today’s Mecca as a place to move the Black Rock? How did he get so many people to move from Petra? How did they feed them? Dan Gibson …

Q&A #06 Abraha and the Elephant:

Click below to watch the video: The Prophet Muhammad was born in the Year of the Elephant. Is this ancient story myth or could it have happened? What do the earliest records tell us? Was Abraha a …

Q&A #07 The Rahat Mosque:

Click below to view the video Are media reports true that say the Rahat mosque is perhaps the oldest mosque in the world? Dan Gibson demonstrates that the Rahat mosque is not the oldest in the …

PETRA: The Deir (Monestary):

People in the door of the Deir The Deir monument is 40.2 meters wide and is carved deep into the side of the mountain. The door itself is 8 meters high. The main inside chamber is huge. It is 11.5 …

Early Dhows in Pre-Islamic Petroglyphs:

Do ancient petrogyph drawings along the south coast of the Arabian Peninsula, provide us with clues that help us understand the history of the development of the dhow? In this article the author …

Ruwafa:

GPS Coordinates: 27.752019° 36.226592° Ruwāfa is a small second-century structure that stands alone in the Arabian desert. It stands on the Nabataean north-south trade route in close proximity to a …

Mezquita de Cordoba:

Mosque Name: Mezquita de Cordoba (phase 3) Country: Spain City: Cordoba Year of construction (AD): 855 CE GPS: 37.879075 -4.781293 Gibson Classification: unknown Description: An inscription was found …