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Church of the Lions

It is the only church in Umm er-Rasas with three apses. The raised central presbyterium was well preserved with, exceptionally in situ, the steps leading to the chancel.

The remaining fragments of the floor mosaic are protected with fabric panels and sand. A representation of the city of Kastron Mefaa has been found in the east intercolumnar space of the northern row of columns.

© Photo: Haupt & Binder
Groundplan: Department of Antiquities (DoA), Jordan

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