Monuments of Jordan

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Notes of this trip



Petra, Jordan: 3rd c AD, abandoned city of the Nabataeans

Petra, Jordan: obelisk temple

Petra: the canyon to approach the temple area

Petra


Petra

Petra: the first glimpse of the Khazneth at the end of the canyon

Petra: the Khazneth

Petra


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra: Amphitheater


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra: Facades


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra: Palace


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra


Petra

Petra: Qasr al Bint

Petra

Petra


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra


Petra: hiking towards the "monastery"

Petra: Monastery

Petra

Petra


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra: Church mosaic (600 AD, oldest Byzantine mosaic)


Petra

Petra

Petra

Petra


Petra: Nabataean temples carved into cliff-face

Petra

Petra


Madaba's mosaic

Madaba, Jordan: St George's Church, mosaic map of Palestine (6th c AD)

Madaba

Madaba


Madaba's mosaic

Jerash: abandoned Roman city, Hadrian's arch (129)

Jerash


Jerash: Temple of Zeus (162)

Jerash: Oval plaza

Jerash: oval plaza

Jerash: South theater (92 AD)


Jerash

Jerash: Colonnade

Jerash: Cathedral

Jerash: Temple of Artemis


Jerash

Jerash: Propylaeum

Jerash: North gate

Jerash


Jerash: Nymphaeum (191 AD)

Jerash: +Church of St Theodore (496 AD)

Amman, Jordan

Amman


Umm Al-Jimal: black basalt Byzantine ghost town (749 AD)

Umm Al-Jimal, Jordan

Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal


Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal


Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal


Umm Al-Jimal: the mosaic we discovered

Umm Al-Jimal: the mosaic we discovered

Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal


Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal


Umm Al-Jimal

Umm Al-Jimal

Amman, Jordan

Amman


Amman

Amman

Amman

Amman


Qasr al-Kharanah (desert fortress of 7th c) - Courtesy Kathy Levi

Desert palace of Mshatta - Courtesy Kathy Levi

Desert palace of Mshatta - Courtesy Kathy Levi

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