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Established in 1978, the Museum is located in a residential courtyard at the end of a blind alley that branches off from Balqa Street. It consists of several old houses and courts which display mosaic floors found in situ, or transferred there from other places for conservation reasons.
The Bacchic Procession, the first mosaics encountered by the Christian Bedouins of Karak, who settled on the ruins of Madaba in 1880.
The Mosaic of the Lower Baptistry Chapel, the earliest known work of Byzantine Madaba, discovered underneath the Chapel of the Martyr Theodore.
Rooms with archaeological finds from various periods and as well as ethnographic exhibits, including costumes, jewellery, weapons and carpets are also part of the museum.
Madaba Archaeological Museum
Located in a residential courtyard at the end of a blind alley that branches off from Balqa Street, about 500 meters from the Archaeological Park, and the same distance from the Church of the Apostles
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Summer 8 am - 6:30 pm
Nov. - April 8 am - 4 pm
April and May 8 am - 5:30 pm
Ramadan 8 am - 3:30 pm
(Information without guarantee, times may change)
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