The problem of the preservation of the Double Window was described in the previous post. This post, the “Solution,” briefly describes the strategy we developed and tells the story of […]
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House XVIII’s double window has served as the logo for the Umm el-Jimal Project because it’s the most iconic visible remain in a site full of functional domestic architecture. The […]
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We are excited to announce the completion of the Umm el-Jimal Education Manual. Created to teach Jordanian and international students about Umm el-Jimal, the manual is designed in two sections […]
Several rooms in the House XVII were restored and reused by the Druze and Masa’eid Arabs early in the 20th century. A central goal of AFCP Preservation and Presentation Project […]
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On Thursday morning, April 19, US Ambassador Stuart Jones and his entourage visited Umm el-Jimal to celebrate the official opening of the House XVII-XVIII Preservation Project, for which the main […]
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The first phase of the field work is the creation of access routes in and around House XVII and XVIII. For the first week, while waiting for the government to […]
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Kicked off as a January-2012 Calvin College field school and funded by the US Department of State’s Ambassador Fund for Cultural Preservation, the project to preserve House XVII-XVIII continues as […]
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