Pauline Piraud-Fournet is an archaeologist and architect, and the recent recipient of a new 6 month Fellowship from ACOR in 2019: the Temple of the Winged Lions (TWL) Publication Fellowship. As part of this Fellowship, which is funded from the ACOR Publication Fund, Pauline is working on the assessment of the Temple of the Winged […]
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ACOR cannot thrive without the help of great interns – they are often current university students and recent graduates from the U.S. and Jordan. Safa’ Joudeh and Libby Trowbridge worked together as a great intern team to help document a large number of objects excavated and sifted from the Temple of the Winged Lions (TWL), a
The first time I came to Petra, it was as a wide-eyed tourist; I walked through the Siq and followed the winding path to the Treasury, marveling at the banded colors in the rock and the intricate carvings that made this place so special. The second time I came to Petra, it was through the
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TWLCRM Celebrates Archaeological Institute of America’s 2015 Award for Best Practices in Site Preservation
Allison Mickel presents “Petra TWLCRM Initiative: Winner of the AIA 2015 Award for Best Practices in Site Preservation”. Posted to YouTube Apr 8, 2015.
Sacred Sites: Were the Women of Petra More Important Than Men? The Nabataeans worshipped powerful female deities and built lavish shrines in their honor. Could this religious order be a clue into the elevated status of women in Petra? This video is brought to you by the Smithsonian Channel.
The mammoth task of unearthing Petra To preserve the ancient site of Petra for future generations, archaeologists and locals are re-excavating earlier archaeological “dumps” in search of lost treasures. This video is brought to you by BBC’s Travel Show. To see the original BBC episode, please follow this link: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20160929-the-mammoth-task-of-unearthing-petra