The new inhabitants of Madaba, made conscious of the importance of the mosaics by their priests, made sure that they took care of and preserved all the mosaics that came to light.The northern part of the city turned out to be the area containing the greatest concentration of mosaics.
This map is one key in developing scholarly knowledge about the physical layout of Jerusalem after its destruction and rebuilding in 70 AD.It is best known for its Byzantine and Umayyad mosaics, especially a large Byzantine-era mosaic map of the Holy Land.Madaba is located 30 kilometres (19 miles) south-west of the capital Amman. The town of Madaba was once a Moabite border city, mentioned in the Bible in Numbers and Joshua 13:9.This discovery drew the attention of scholars worldwide.It also positively influenced the inhabitants, who shared the contagious passion of F.The University of Toronto has been excavating in Madaba from 1996 until the present.
Their efforts have focused primarily on the west acropolis where an open field has allowed access to uncover the entire sequence of occupation at Madaba from the modern period down to the Early Bronze Age levels.
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Meidvah) is the capital city of Madaba Governorate in central Jordan, with a population of about 60,000.
The Madaba Mosaic Map is a map of the region dating from the 6th century and preserved in the floor of the Greek Orthodox Basilica of Saint George, sometimes called the "Church of the Map".
With two million pieces of colored stone, the map depicts hills and valleys, villages and towns in Palestine and the Nile Delta.
The Institute of Mosaic Art and Restoration was originally created in 1992 as the Madaba Mosaic School, and funded by the Italian Government.