ACOR Blog One Year Anniversary

To celebrate the one year anniversary of the ACOR Blog, we present for your enjoyment the top 5 blog posts of the last year. We are so delighted that the ACOR Blog attracted nearly 4,000 visitors during its first year.  Enjoy!

Drumroll please!

#5 Come to Petra, Experience the Exhibition

Petra Visior's Center
Tourists interact with the exhibition at the new Petra Visitors’ Center, which began greeting visitors to the site in October 2014. Photo by Allison Mickel.


#4 A Passion for Petra’s Archaeology – An Interview with TWLCRM Alum Ahmad Hasanat

Ahmad Hasanat
Former TWLCRM team member Ahmad Hasanat

#3 Faces of Jordan’s Archaeology – Zakariya Na’imat

Zakariya at Arslan Tepe
Since beginning his archaeological studies at Mu’tah University, Zakariya has participated in numerous excavations throughout Jordan, the broader Middle East, and Europe. He is shown here excavating a square at the ancient site of Arslan Tepe in eastern Turkey. Photo courtesy Zakariya Na’imat.

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

conservation work
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.

#1 Remembering Wendy Botham, A Life that Lit Up Petra

Wendy Botham, pioneering spirit and general manager of Petra Moon Tourist Services, was instrumental in developing “Petra by Night,” a romantic, candle-lit walk through Petra’s narrow Siq up to the Treasury. Photo Jordan Tourism Board.


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