Oct 20 Blog
By: Biblical Archaeology Society Staff
Consisting of four concentric stone walls surrounding a large heap of stones, the megalithic complex of Rogem Hiri in the Golan has long puzzled archaeologists. Some have speculated that the complex originally functioned as an ancient astronomical observatory, while others have suggested it served as a sanctuary or funerary site for the populations of the Golan during the Chalcolithic Age (4500–3500 B.C.E.).