National Archaeological Museum
On Amman's Citadel Hill, the Jordan Archaeological Museum was founded in 1951. The location was chosen so that it would include the genuine remnants of the Roman, Byzantine, and Arab Citadel.
From the Paleolithic to the Islamic Era, artefacts from various archaeological sites throughout the nation are on display in the museum. The museum's displays contain artefacts from various historical eras made of pottery, glass, metal, plaster, and stone, as well as inscriptions, seals, and collections of gold jewellery and coins. Ain Ghazal's Status, which dates to around 6000 BC, is one of the museum's most significant artefacts.
Storage is located on the first floor, which also houses the show area, which consists of three exhibition halls. The ground floor is utilised for storage.
While the Jordan Museum currently houses several significant items that the Archaeological Museum once housed, the following standouts are still on display:
The task of maintaining the museum's whole collection is divided among three curators........read more .......read more read less
Old Town, Amman Jordan