Primary Site name: SALT
Other Site Names: JADIS: 2116003
Governorate: BALQA Sub-governorate: Salt
MEGA Number: 10358
Site Map:
Coordinates (Long Lat): 35.72458 32.03841, 35.72458 32.03853, 35.72473 32.03853, 35.72473 32.03841, 35.72458 32.03841
Total Area (m²): 198.8; Perimeter (m): 56.4
Buffer Zone (m): 0
Period(s) Recorded for Site:
9023 (Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)); 9032 (Iron Age IIa-b); 9033 (Iron Age IIc); 9045 (Roman, Late); 9046 (Roman, Unspecified); 9049 (Byzantine, Unspecified); 9054 (Islamic, Mamluk); 9057 (Ottoman, Early); 9058 (Ottoman, Late); 9060 (Modern (1915-1950)); 9999 (Unspecified/Unknown Period)
DoA Office Responsible:
Salt Antiquities Office
Site Investigators:
Investigator(s): JADIS IMPORT, DOA; None
Investigation Date: None
Site Comments: [e.g., accuracy of coordinates; directions to Site]
Site Significance:
Scientific Value
Historical Value
Aesthetic Value
Social Value
Spiritual Value
Record History:
Last Modified By
Last Modified On
Record Created On July 1, 2010
Record Review Status:
Status: Under Review
Reviewer: None
Review Date: None
The following 33 site element(s) have been recognized at this site:
MEGA NumberElement TypePeriod(s) Recorded for Site Element:
45908417 Tomb, Rock-cut with Simple Entrance or Dromos
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
45909901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9060 Modern (1915-1950)
45910402 Burial, Cave (Loculus/Arcosolium)
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
45911816 Mosaic
9046 Roman, Unspecified
45912205 Press, Oil
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
45913304 Mosque
9058 Ottoman, Late
45914801 Baths
9045 Roman, Late
45915901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9058 Ottoman, Late
45916835 Water Structure, Cistern
9046 Roman, Unspecified
45917411 Grave
9046 Roman, Unspecified
45918810 Isolated Structure/House
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
45919301 Church/Chapel
9058 Ottoman, Late
45920514 Settlement, No Fortifications (Village)
9058 Ottoman, Late
45921304 Mosque
9060 Modern (1915-1950)
45922514 Settlement, No Fortifications (Village)
9060 Modern (1915-1950)
45923901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9057 Ottoman, Early
45924405 Burial, in Natural Cave
9033 Iron Age IIc
45925514 Settlement, No Fortifications (Village)
9057 Ottoman, Early
45926402 Burial, Cave (Loculus/Arcosolium)
9045 Roman, Late
45927405 Burial, in Natural Cave
9032 Iron Age IIa-b
45928901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9046 Roman, Unspecified
45929417 Tomb, Rock-cut with Simple Entrance or Dromos
9045 Roman, Late
45930414 Sarcophagus/Stone Anthropode Coffin
9045 Roman, Late
45931901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9054 Islamic, Mamluk
45932414 Sarcophagus/Stone Anthropode Coffin
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
45933810 Isolated Structure/House
9045 Roman, Late
45934814 Milestone
9999 Unspecified/Unknown Period
45935503 Castle
9054 Islamic, Mamluk
45936418 Tomb, Rock-cut Shaft
9023 Early Bronze IV (EB-MB)
45937901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9049 Byzantine, Unspecified
45938205 Press, Oil
9046 Roman, Unspecified
45939901 Sherd/Flint Surface Scatter (Unexcavated)
9045 Roman, Late
45940301 Church/Chapel
9060 Modern (1915-1950)
Site References:
Primary AuthorDateTitle
BARAKAT A.Z.1980Jordan's "Underground" Museum
CONDER C.R.1882Tour of Their Royal Highnesses Princes Albert Victor and Georgeof Wales in Palestine
DE VAUX R.1938Une mosaique byzantine a Ma'in (Transjordnie)
DUNCAN J.G.1928Es-Salt
HADIDI A.1979Chronique Archeologique : Es-Salt (1977)
HADIDI A.1979A Roman Family Tomb at Es-Salt
IBRAHIM M.1971Archaeological Excavations in Jordan, 1971
VAN KASTEREN J.P.1890Bewohnte Ortschaften in der Belka
ZAYADINE F.1982Roman Baths at Salt
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