Archaeological team excavates in southeastern desert

(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — President of Al-Hussein Bin Talal University Atef Al-Kharabsheh said that the research team at Al-Hussein University and the French Embassy are working on the excavation of archaeological sites in the southeastern desert, according to Ammon News.اضافة اعلان

Kharabsheh added that the only site that has been completed is the recently announced Khashabiya site, noting that work is under way to approve it as a tourist site.

Kharabsheh said at a press conference held at the Department of Antiquities to announce the discovery in the Khashabiya area that the archaeological discovery will contribute to writing the history of Jordan from the Neolithic era.

He said that the discovery is the result of a 9-year collaboration with the French Embassy.

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