السبت، 17 ديسمبر، 2011

Museum of the Aqaba Region

Museum of the territory Alakbho Museum of Aqaba (in English: Aqaba Archaeological Museum) is located next to the historic castle of the city of Aqaba, and the museum houses artifacts from the seventh century to the relics dating back to the beginning of the twelfth century AD. Is this museum within the palace Sharif Hussein Bin Ali in Aqaba, [1] opened the museum in January 1990 and currently has a number of artifacts that are significant and found at the site of Ayla Islamic belonging to the dawn of Islam and the periods Umayyad, Abbasid, Fatimid, ie it represents the covenants of the Islamic Since the mid-seventh century until the beginning of the twelfth century AD.
The most important effects of the text of the Holy verse written in Kufic script, which was above the city's eastern gate (Bab Egypt), as well as a number of gold coins struck in the Kingdom of Morocco and a number of Fatimid dinars.
As the only port city of Aqaba, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was faced with special circumstances in the field of maritime trade through the Red Sea and land routes through the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula, in addition to that they are important center on the pilgrimage route.
The archaeological finds indicate, imported from the Hijaz, Yemen, Iraq, Egypt and Morocco to China, the importance of the port of Aqaba. The settlement of the Aqaba region since the Stone Age copper at the very least.

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