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The Stone Of The Pregnant Woman, Lebanon
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The Stone Of The Pregnant Woman, Lebanon

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Julie Thomson
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The Stone Of The Pregnant Woman, Lebanon
Giant Stone Ruins
Two people stand among gigantic stone ruins in a desert

Lantern Slide Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

The Stone of the Pregnant Woman is a Roman monolith lying near the Baalbek complex in Heliopolis Syriaca (modern Lebanon). It is one of the largest monoliths in the world. The stone and other nearby monoliths were presumably intended to become part of the Temple of Jupiter, several hundred metres away from their quarry.
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