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At the step there is a dedicatory inscription which was badly damaged in an attempt at restoration. However, one can tentatively read: “With the offering [of] your [servant] Aitha, this holy place was paved with mosaics.” (From: Michele Piccirillo)
© Photo: Haupt & Binder
Several old houses and courtyards display mosaic floors found in situ or in other places, as well as archaeological and ethnographic exhibits.
By Michele Piccirillo
A large format, cloth-bound volume with 383 pages, 874 illustrations, including aerial views of many of the sites and plans of most of the structures which have mosaics.
American Center of Oriental Research, Amman, Jordan. First edition in 1993.
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