Jordan Archaeological Heritage   
• Ma’an Governorate

 Ma'an is in the southern part of Jordan. Achaeological Studies shows that human settlements in this area date back to the Neolithic Age, as this clearly appear in Al Baidha and Al Jafur. Also ruins dating back to the Bronze and Iron Ages appear in Umm Seisbana and Umm Al Bayyader . There is a number of Byzantine churches. During the Islamic period Ma’an station became a hub for pilgrimage treks from Belad al-Sham. The most important historical sites in the province are: Petra, Shobak Castle, Eneizah Castle, Udhruh military Camp, Basttah and Wadi Bayer.