Department of Antiquities unearths Byzantine church in Jerash

Gioia Forster/ Jordan Times – 15/6/13 AMMAN — Looting of archaeological sites in Jordan is a widespread problem, yet this time it has brought to light the mosaic floor of a previously undiscovered Byzantine-era church near the Roman city of Jerash. “Underneath about a metre of soil, the mosaic floor of Kanisat Qirmerl was almost perfectly preserved,” ...