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Commemorative stela of Nahr el-Kalb


  • Address: Jounieh - Beirut Hwy
  • Vicinity: Nahr El Kalb Tunnel, Nahr el-Kalb River
  • Type: Stela
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Object

Commemorative stela of Nahr el-Kalb are a group of rock reliefs carved into limestone cliffs around the estuary of the Nahr al-Kalb (Dog River) in central Lebanon. The over 20 stelae range in date from Ancient Egyptian to modern times. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1697/00/00 You have a path of above ... at a great height above the water, being the work of the emperor Antoninus... The memory of which good work is perpetuated by an inscription, engraven on a table plained in the side of the natural rock... - Henry Maundrell
2005/00/00 The commemorative stelae of Nahr el-Kalb, a group of over 20 inscriptions and rock reliefs carved into the limestone rocks around the estuary of the Nahr al-Kalb (Dog River) in Lebanon, are inscribed in UNESCO's World Memory List.

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Particulars for Commemorative stela of Nahr el-Kalb:
Area of Significance Art
Material Limestone
Sight Category Object
Fine Art Relief Sculpture
Object Stela
Historic Use Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art)




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