Jordanian, Finnish archeological teams conduct survey in Irbid

Yarmouk University. (Photo: Jordan News)
Yarmouk University. (File photo:Jordan News)
AMMAN — An archeological team from Yarmouk University (YU), in partnership with a University of Helsinki team and in cooperation with the Department of Antiquities, began an archeological survey in the northern governorate of Irbid on Sunday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.اضافة اعلان

lamia Al-Khouri, dean of the Faculty of Archeology and Anthropology at YU, said the survey is under a joint project, entitled "Archeological Surveys in Tel Yamun".

It is based on maps and aerial photographs to document archeological sites through drawing and photographing surface layers and analyzing architectural remains. The project seeks to understand the social life of that area, she said.

The survey is a reference for scientific research conducted by YU faculty, Khouri said. She said that archeological finds are documented and then sent to be analyzed and studied in the faculty's laboratories.

The project is supervised by Head of the Department of Archeology Maher Tarboush, Head of the Department of Conservation and Management of Cultural Resources Husain Sababha, and from the University of Helsinki: Antti Lahelma, Marta Lorenzon, and a technical team.

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