Sweida museum: A history of basalt
Sweida, Sweida’s Museum encapsulates the history of the Black Basalt area in Sweida province, and is characterized by architecture whose walls are made of basalt which is a defining feature of the area’s volcanic nature.
The museum contains basalt stone sculptures and paintings of rare and beautiful mosaics depicting Greek mythological scenes, pottery and glass vessels and a collection of precious stones and ornaments.
The museum also contains a valuable collection of gold, bronze and copper coins ,dating back to the Nabataeans ages and the Roman, Byzantine and Arab Islamic eras.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agencyhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/sweida-museum-a-history-of-basalt/General