This place right on the Syrian border
certainly counted the village of At Turra (the ancient Name is not known), as well as the ten cities to the privileged of the Decapolis. Located on one of the ancient main roads, this ancient location not only overlooks all of the valleys, or directly from south or north, but is strategically located between the ez-Zumle mountains to the east and the deep valleys to the west. A few years ago, Pharaon-era artefacts where found as spolia in a Building here, but these are believed to come from nearby Tell esh Shehab. Immediately beside this village comes the Qanat Fir'aun passing by from the north to west. The last remaining construction shaft is located directly on the eastern shore of Wadi Shomar, which in turn runs from Ramtha from the south west to At-Turra.
The main picture shows the view to the north with the border to syria in the foreground, behind it the Syrian Village of Abou el Qantara and in the background the snow-capped Hermon in the Antilibanon mountains.
Coming from Abou el Qantara, the aqueduct crossed the path at the border hall, crossing the left-hand side of the visible path.