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Diakonikon-Baptistery Mosaic

With its hunting and pastoral scenes of colourful almost intact tesserae, its Greek inscriptions stating the building's function as “diakonikon”, its precise date (corresponding to August 530 A.D.), and even the name of its creators, the mosaicists Soel, Kaium, and Elias, it is one of the most remarkable Byzantine mosaics in Jordan.


Special presentation:
Diakonikon-Baptistery mosaic ►
Descriptions and photo details

© Photo, text: Binder & Haupt

Memorial's Photo Tour

Walk through Mount Nebo's Memorial, panoramic views, visit of the building that protects the remains of the ancient basilica, and Byzantine mosaics.

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Web guide, including informative photo tours with interactive maps and special presentations of venues, sites, events

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