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About 10 km to the north of Madaba, lies modern Hisban (Greek Esebon, Esbous; Latin Esbus) which is believed to be the biblical “Heshbon”, mentioned over 40 times in the Old Testament.

Hisban represents the archaeological spectrum of Jordan since there are artifacts from the Paleolithic Era, early Bronze Age, Iron Age, Greco-Roman Classical period, Byzantine Era, Early Islamic and Ottoman periods.

The archaeological site of Tell Hisban has a history of continuous human inhabitation; from the Paleolithic Era to the modern time. Archaeological discoveries include: a huge water reservoir, a massive defensive wall from the Hellenistic times, a Roman acropolis area, a Roman cemetery, and three early Christian basilica churches.