The mosaic floor of a yet unknown Byzantine church has been unearthed by prospective looters at Kanisat Qirmerl, near the Roman city of Jerash, Jordan. Continue reading “Byzantine church mosaic unearthed in Jerash”
Lost Roman Outpost in Southern Jordan Uncovered
Rare new details about an ancient Roman fort in southern Jordan have been uncovered.
Robert Darby, a lecturer in art history in the School of Art, University of Tennessee, and his partner Erin Darby, an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies in the same university, direct the ‘Ayn Gharandal archaeological project’ that has uncovered details about the fort, including the previously unknown location of an ancient infantry unit. Continue reading “Lost Roman Outpost in Southern Jordan Uncovered”
Roman sculptures of Greek gods found in Jordan
Excavations in Jerash, Jordan, have yielded Roman sculptures of ancient Greek gods that historians and archaeologists have described as priceless. Excavations in al Hamamat site, a well known Roman location had been carried out for three years by an international archaeological team led by French experts. Continue reading “Roman sculptures of Greek gods found in Jordan”