Stele 7
Located about 20m northeast of Stele 5, this fallen monolith is highly noticeable for its fascinating and unique decorative pattern. On the front side, it represents a finely carved pillar and capital supporting what seems to be a stylized house, made of two rectangles, with one inside the other, surmounted by a triangle resembling a gable roof. A smaller but similar house is carved on the back side. The pattern raised speculation about whether it might have represented the Ark of the Covenant. Noteworthy is the design of the front–side capital, which contrasts pleasantly with the geometric rigor of the house by representing delicate, curling, heart–shaped leaves and spiral volutes terminating in small four–petal rosettes. The stele has a total length of 9.78m and it is rectangular in cross–section.

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