Unearthing Arabia: The Archaeological Adventures of Wendell Phillips

Awam Temple

Awam TempleWendell Phillips and his team excavated the great walled enclosure of Mahram Bilqis, the ancient Temple of Awam, dedicated to the moon god Almaqah. Tribal unrest in the area halted their efforts in 1952. Decades later, the government of Yemen invited Merilyn Phillips Hodgson and AFSM to continue her brother’s work.

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