Temple of Artemis, Jerash, Jordan.

Temple of Artemis, Jerash, Jordan.

2-491-990 - Vivienne Sharp/Heritage Images

Temple of Artemis, Jerash, Jordan. The site of a settlement since the Bronze Age, the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa (Jerash) was established in the 2nd century BC and was one of the ten cities in Syria and Palestine known as the Decapolis. Jerash became a Roman city of the province of Syria in 63 BC. The excavation of the site, which has revealed extensive ruins, began in the 1920s. The Temple of Artemis was built in the 2nd century during the reign of the Emperor Antoninus Pius.

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People Information

  1. Vivienne Sharp, attributed to: British: Photographer

  1. Photograph

Geographic Hierarchy

World Asia Jordan Jarash Gerasa

  1. 32 17 00 N , 035 53 00 E

Category Hierarchy

Locations & Buildings Places of Worship

Locations & Buildings Archaeological Sites

Religion & Belief Other

Architecture & Archaeology Ancient Sites

Architecture & Archaeology Places of Worship

Lifestyle Religious Beliefs Other

Places Asia Jordan Other

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5120x3413
File Size : 51,195kb


  1. 86B0/000736/00/VS
  1. 0470013165
  1. 2-491-990
  1. 2491990
  1. 86B0/000736/00/VS

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