ACOR Conservation Technician Naif Zaban and the ACOR Conservation Cooperative

This story is adapted from the original article that appeared in the ACOR Newsletter, Winter 2013, Volume 25.2. To read the entire newsletter, or any of ACOR’s previous newsletters, please visit the ACOR website. Naif Zaban,...

Faces of Jordan’s Archaeology – Zakariya Na’imat

From time to time, the ACOR Blog highlights the careers and accomplishments of notable Jordanians in the field of archaeology and cultural heritage management. Our most recent profile is of Zakariya Na’imat, a Jordanian archaeologist...

Tareq Ramadan

Tareq Ramadan, 2014–2015 CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow Tareq Ramadan is researching Umayyad-era coins, seals, weights, documents and other inscribed objects in Jordan. He is interested in reconstructing  the political and economic environment of the Umayyad culture in...

Craig Harvey

Craig Harvey, 2015–2016 Bikai Fellowship & Harrell Family Fellowship Craig Harvey is conducting research in Jordan in the summer of 2015 on ceramic building materials from a Roman fort at Humayma and from a Roman bath...

A Day in the Life of the TWLCRM Initiative

From February to May 2015, ACOR was fortunate to have the assistance of two student interns—Thomas Harr from George Washington University and Gregory Dgheim from Cornell University—from the Diplomacy and Policy Studies program of the...
A major goal of SCHEP is to support the development of trained local teams capable of implementing necessary interventions at archaeological sites around Jordan, such as this conservation unit shown working on ACOR’s Temple of the Winged Lions project in Petra. Photo by Ghaith al-Faqeer.

ACOR Insights: May 2015

ACOR Insights: May 2015 Introducing SCHEP: Sustainable Cultural Heritage through Engagement of Local Communities Project ACOR signed in November 2014 an agreement with USAID to implement the Sustainable Cultural Heritage through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP). Learn...
Environmental Engineer from Wadi Musa at al-Tahouna mill site, Wadi Musa (photo by E. Addison)

“Heritage Conservation and Host Communities in Jordan” by Dr. Erin Addison

The Top Stratum: Heritage Conservation and Host Communities in Jordan Dr. Erin Addison Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR) Projects Lead for the USAID-SCHEP Project Wednesday 13 May 2015 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Over the past 40 years...

Introducing SCHEP: Sustainable Cultural Heritage through Engagement of Local Communities Project

In November 2014, ACOR signed on to implement a USAID-funded initiative called Sustainable Cultural Heritage through Engagement of Local Communities Project (“SCHEP”). This four-year pilot project seeks to build a positive mutual engagement between archaeological...

Come to Petra, Experience the Exhibition

It’s easy to be awed by Petra’s spectacular monuments, by the immense and elaborate buildings carved from the variegated sandstone. It’s easy to feel dwarfed while marveling at the immensity of the towering monuments all...

Restoring Amman’s Great Roman Temple

The Roman temple on the Citadel (Jabal al-Qal’a) in Amman is popularly known as the Temple of Hercules. There is no conclusive evidence that it was dedicated to Hercules, but it is securely dated by...