|Temple of Baal Shamin (Wood 1753)|
The temple carries an inscription, dated to AD 130/31, in the wake of the visit of the emperor Hadrian to the city. The temple was initiated by Malé son of Yarhai.
Parts of the sanctuary are dated epigraphically to AD 23.
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