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Tyre, Al-Bass: Small Arch. Photo Jona Lendering.
Tyre, Al-Bass: Small Arch.
Tyre (Phoenician רצ, ṣūr, "rock"; Greek Τρος; Latin Tyrus): port in Phoenicia and one of the main cities in the eastern Mediterranean.

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Small Arch

The small arch at the eastern entrance of the Al-Bass archaeological site in Tyre is heavily restored. It is probably Byzantine.
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Jona Lendering for
Livius.Org, 2012
Revision: 4 Aug. 2012
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