Timna

Timna in Wikipedia

Timna (Arabic,تمنة) is an ancient city in Yemen, the capital of the Qataban kingdom; it is distinct from a city in Southern Israel that shares the same name. During ancient times, Timna was an important hub in the famous Incense Route (which supplied Arabian and Indian incense via camel caravan to ports on the Mediterranean Sea, most notably Gaza in Palestine, and Petra, in Jordan). An American excavation of Timna took place in the 1950s. For a modern treatment of the city, see: Beihan

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