The village of Temnin el Fawqa is located at the lower eastern part of Mount Sanin. The numerous srings of the region explain human settlement there, and the development of of the flowing water goddess cult. In this area apart from the Nympaeum Sanctuary in Temnin, other monuments in Niha,  Hosn Niha and Qasr Naba are attested.

temnin el fawqa temple

temnin el fawqa temple

Hadad and Atargatis  are the water cult god and godess. They were particularly worshiped during the Roman period.temnin el fawqa temple

temnin el fawqa temple

Temnin el-Foka is a nymphaeum is close to the spring of Ain el Job.

The nymphaeum is an arched watercourse built of large stones that has been constructed 4 metres (13 ft) deep into a hil. It leads to a cistern underground. A gulley has formed at the outflow, where a boundary pillar is carved with the image of a goddess. It resembles a similar cippus at Kafr Zabad.

temnin el fawqa temple

temnin el fawqa templeHow to reach Temnin el Fawqa

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