Was Phoenician sport the foundation of the
ceremonial games established in
Olympia already existed in Phoenicia Amrit's
Stadum. Those games was originally introduced in
Olympia by the phoenicians..." Said Dr. Labib
boutros in this study.
100 most endangered sites.
WMW (World Monuments Watch) The
site of Amrit, especially the temple, is rapidly
deteriorating as a result of high humidity and
exuberant vegetation. Although the site is open
to visitors, there are no signs identifying the
remains and no measures have been taken to
protect the site from vandalism.