Qasr Bshir (a Roman Castellum) is part of the Tentative list of Jordan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Qasr Bshir is a fort from the Roman period, dated by building inscription to 293-306 AD. It was built as part of the Limes Arabiae et Palestinae in a strategic location on a hill, being the first line of defense at the desert edge against nomadic Arabs. It had towers at all four corners and flanking the gate.
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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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2001 Added to Tentative List
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