Jordan Archaeological Heritage   
• Madaba Governorate

It is located 32 km south of Amman, have been built by the Moabites in the ninth century BC. In the second century BC Madaba became part of the Nabatian state until 106 AD, according to the old Arab resources Ghassan tribes that lived in the sixth century AD and expanded in Roman period, It became a famous city in Byzantine and Umayyad periods especially in the Mosaic art, on other hand it became one of the most important religious centers and trade in the Levant.