Training on preserving archaeological sites kicks off

(Photo: Petra)
AMMAN — A two-week training course on the preventive conservation of mosaics at archaeological sites was launched Monday in the presence of Princess Dana Firas, President of the Petra National Trust and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Cultural Heritage.اضافة اعلان

The Jordan News Agency, Petra, said the course brought together conservation and restoration experts.

It was held by the Department of Antiquities, in partnership with the Getty Conservation Institute and the International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property.

It focuses on two strategic and sustainable methods for preserving archaeological sites: protective shelters and reburial.

Participants in the course will learn complex techniques that can contribute to providing a more stable environment for vulnerable archaeological historical sites through a field visit to Jerash, Umm al-Rasas, and Madaba, which feature marvelous mosaics.

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