Umm Qais monuments

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Umm Qais Museum

Umm Qais Museum is located inside the archaeological site in the Al-Rousan Heritage House, and is located above the Acropolis high of Umm Qais, and its construction dates back to the end of the nineteenth century AD, and its construction was completed in the end of the Ottoman period, and in 1990 AD it was restored in cooperation between the Department of Public Antiquities and the Protestant Institute German, and the museum contains a number of halls, and these halls display a group of antiquities and landmarks dating from the Hellenistic period to the Islamic period, including: pottery pieces such as: saddles, small jars, and masks, as well as displays inside the museum what was discovered inside T Umm Qais, decorative stones, pottery jars with the average size back to the Roman and Byzantine eras, and some Egyptian statues made of stone basalt and limestone.

Theaters of Umm Qais

Umm Qais hosts important theaters, and there are two theaters, in addition to a third theater that was located in Al Hamma, famous for its mineral waters. It is made of black basalt stone, and its construction dates back to the first and second centuries AD.

Nimgyaum Fountain

The Nymgyum fountain is located on Dikumanos, located near the intersection of the two main streets (Cardur and Dhekumanos), located on the opposite side of a balcony.

Roman baths

The Roman baths are considered one of the traditional buildings, consisting of rooms containing hot, warm and cold water, and a room for changing clothes. The history of the Roman baths dates back to the fourth century AD, and it is located on the eastern side on the small dirt road, which is 100 meters from the intersection of the tiled streets. The lower parts of the baths can be reached by going down a dirt road opposite the Western Theater.

Umm Qais geographical location

Umm al-Qais is located in the north of Jordan, 28 kilometers away from the governors of Irbid, and it is one of the most famous archaeological sites, dating back to the Greek era, as one of the cities of the Roman Alliance, and the city is distinguished as the city of the wise, and philosophers, where it was famous for its poets since ancient times, and it was Among the most famous of them is Arabius, who addresses the visitors of Umm Al-Qais with words inscribed on his grave, which are: (O passers-by from here, as you are now I was, and as I am now you will be, enjoy life because you are), and it is mentioned that the name of the city dates back to a time that does not exceed Ten years, as it is derived from the Ottoman word (Mekous), and its meaning is Taxes, and the area is called Umm el-Kais, and it was called a wall from an ancient time.

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