This important archaeological site was declared a World Heritage Site in 2004. Its structures date from the 3rd to 9th centuries and most have not yet been excavated, but magnificent Byzantine mosaics

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Go Historic ID
318919
Names
Umm al-Rasas
Kastrom Mefa'a
Mephaath
Um El Resas
Um er-Rasas
Umm ar-Rasas
Dates
3rd-9th centuries

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Umm al-Rasas - Jordan