Pilot Signage Installed

This morning the first six interpretive signs of the Umm el-Jimal Project’s walking tour were installed on site. Covering the House XVII-XVIII Complex, all of the signs are dual Arabic […]

Inside the 'Nabataean' Temple

Phase II of the Umm el-Jimal Project’s 2014 AFCP preservation field work capitalized on the Phase I clearing of the House XVII-XVIII Complex courtyards, with excavation ten small trenches to […]

Teamwork in the House XVIII Courtyard

Having received a renewal grant for 2014 from the U.S. State Department’s Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, Phase I work this spring has focused on further conservation and presentation of […]

Virtual Tour Screenshot

We’re pleased to launch our new interactive virtual tour of Umm el-Jimal! Completed as part of our Virtual Museum and Educational Curriculum grant project from the Archaeological Institute of America, […]

West Church Entrance

For many decades, winters in the Badia meant lower temperatures and an occasional night near freezing. Lack of rainfall in winter often meant adding a second season of drought on […]