The Tomb of 'Unayshu
(Left and Below)
This tomb is named after the minister of Queen Shaquilat II, the wife of King Maliku II and monther of King Rabel II. She assumed regency when her son was still a minor in AD 70-76. An inscription in the name of 'Unayshu was found in this tomb in the 19th cnetury. The facade is decorated with half-crowsteps and corner pilasters. Eleven Funerary niches occupy the chamber. A courtyard with porticoes extens in front of the tomb and a triclinium is carved in the northwestern corner. The tomb was excavated by the Department of Antiquites of Jordan and revealed several inscriptions bearing the name of Maliku II (AD-70) and his wife Shaqilat.