Ma’an

Ma’an

Ma'an is a city in southern Jordan founded by the Minaeans (kingdom of Ma'in), an ancient Arab people based in Yemen, between the 2nd and 4th century BC. The site was located on a major trade route and was settled by Minaean traders and merchants.

Site Information

Country: Jordan

District: Ma’an Governorate

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 2nd Century BC

Oldest Culture: Kingdom of Ma’in

Later Cultures: Byzantine + Islamic

Site Features: Mixed Monuments

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