Monday, March 28, 2022

Baal's sacred astronomical pool in Sicily

PHOENICIAN WATCH: Monumental Structure in Sicily Isn’t a Phoenician Harbor – It’s a Huge Sacred Pool of Baal. The kothon of Motya in southern Sicily had first been assumed to be an artificial harbor. It wasn’t, archaeologist Lorenzo Nigro of Sapienza proves (Ruth Schuster, Haaretz).

For more on the Phoenician remains at Motya, see here, here, here, and here.

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