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025 01-al-Kheraibah @ al 'Ula
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خريبة الحجر: وهي موقع أثري لمدينة قديمة ضمن موقع مدائن صالح سكنها الثموديون ثم الأنباط وعثر فيها على أسس من الطين إضافة الى أعداد وفيرة من المعثورات تمثل عملات وأواني مختلفة وخرزاً وأحواضا حجرية لسقي الدواب، والمباخر والمسارج والزجاج والتماثيل الطينية الصغيرة(دمي) لأشكال آدمية وحيوانية وكذلك معثورات من العاج والخشب والمعادن مثل العملات والفخار بمختلف الأنواع، ويعود تاريخ هذه المعثورات إلى حضارة الأنباط Al-Kheraibah: It is one of the areas located within Madian Saleh. Thomedians lived in this area and then followed by Nabutians. Miscellaneous groups of isolated walls of mud with stone foundations are found in this area, in addition to this plenty of utensils and beads were discovered here. Stone basins used for watering sheep and keeping water birds are available. Small mud figurines in the human forms were also found. Large amount of wooden, metals and ivory articles were discovered beside ancient coins and various kind potteries. For more information: http://www.scta.gov.sa

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