Palmyra:ISIS blown up Baal-Shamin Temple23/08/2015 - عدد القراءات : 5764

ISIS terror blow up Temple of Baal-Shamin yesterday August 23, 2015 by using a large quantity of explosives, causing much damage to the cella and the surrounding colomns.

This part of the complex dates to the  3rd century AD, it was consist of the cella preceded by a six-columned portico.

The temple was converted to a church in the fifth and sixth century.

Temple of Baal-Shamin


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