Sites & cities that bear the name of Rujm Al-Malfouf

Rujm Al-Malfouf

Today in : Jordan
First trace of activity : ca. 8th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 1st century B.C.E
Recorded names : رجم الملفوف

Description : Rujm Al-Malfouf is one of a series of watchtowers from the Ammonite kingdom in modern day Amman, Jordan. Its name can be directly translated as the Twisted Stone, which derives from its circular shape. Built in the first half of the first millennium BCE, the watchtower is located on Jabal Amman. Rujm Al-Malfouf is next to the Jordanian Ministry of Antiquities.

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