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Aqaba Archaeological Museum

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Aqaba Museum is the official archaeological museum of Aqaba, situated in the former house of Sharif Hussein Bin Ali near the Aqaba Flagpole and Aqaba fort. It houses collections of artefacts dating from around 7000 BC to the 12th century AD.

Few notable items found here include the Bronze Age objects from 4000 BC that were unearthed at the site of Tall Hujayrat Al-Ghuzlan, a large inscription of Quran verse, golden coins from the Fatimid dynasty and ceramic vessels discovered at Islamic Ayla City. The museum has ample information to familiarise visitors with Aqaba’s role in early copper production. It was constructed in 1989 and opened its doors to the public in 1990.

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