Chtaura, drive in the direction of Masnaa (border post) and
turn right shortly before the post onto the Rashaya road. Turn
right at the sign for Akbe about a kilometer west of Rashaya.
The remains are in a valley called "Aradeen" which
is below the village. A rough road takes you most of the
distance, but the site itself is a twenty-five-minute walk
further on. Villagers will be glad to show the way.
Before treasure-hunters bulldozed the site
in the early 1990's there remained three sections of the east
pillar. The bases of the columns which framed the cult statue
were still attached to the interior wall. The temple, which
faced a ridge overlooking a valley is now in fragments
scattered across the hillside. Nonetheless, it is possible to
find a number of important temple stones and admire the