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Department of Antiquities of Jordan

The objective of the establishment of the Jordanian Department of Antiquities in 1923 was to protect the antiquities of the country and to collect antiquities that were scattered all over the country and those in the hand of civilians. This was in accordance with the law by which the Department was created.

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Qusayr 'Amra

Qusayr ‘Amra is a bathhouse located in the eastern badiya (steppe) of Jordan. Built by the Umayyad prince Walid ibn Yazid sometime between 730 CE and 743 CE, the year when he …

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