Wadi Jadid located within 10 km to the south west of Madaba city at Al Fiha village. This Wadi is a field of dolmens (Burial Chambers or large stone memorials), where you could see more than 40 dolmens (12 of them standing in a very good condition) and the rest are damaged probably by earthquakes. Also there are several menhirs, cupholes and stone alignments as well.
These dolmens dating to around 3000 B.C about 5000 years old, from the Early Bronze Age I.
The locals there belived that dolmens are the houses of ghosts, they called it in Arabic Bit Al Ghula.
Dolmens been found in many Mediterranean area, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and Kafkaz in Russia including thousands in Jordan.
Photos taken by Charl Al Twal during his visit in 14th of May 2006.
More photos coming soon for the dolmens at Zarqa Main taken by George Isaaq from W2Go.
Organize Tour: Those interested to visit the Dolmens at Wadi Jadid may contact Charl Al Twal at Mariam hotel e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Reservations@mariamhotel.com .