Recently, this summer the Umm el-Jimal Archaeological Project team, using funding from USAID-ACOR-SCHEP, created and installed 33 bilingual signs, in English and Arabic, along the interpretive trail at Umm el-Jimal. […]
Rose Kim is a student at Calvin College studying civil engineering. With a strong belief in building bridges between people, culture, and resources, she is partaking in the Umm el-Jimal project as a student researcher for the Clean Water Institute of Calvin College while also working as Bert de Vries’ research assistant. Her interests include art, literature, traveling, and religion.
The Municipality of Umm Al-Jamal in Mafraq Governorate received the Patriarch of Antioch and the rest of the Levant Maronite Cardinal Mar Bishara Boutros Al-Ra’i on Tuesday, July 24, in […]
Team photo, Norad Workshop held at ACOR in Amman, 26 March – 2 April, 2017. Our group posing with Tariq al-Mhairat (wearing blue tie), U of Jordan Museum Curator, consists […]
WATER PROJECT REPORT – October-November 2016 Field Season By Bert de Vries, 13 December 2016 Summary of Field Season, Oct 10 – Nov 2 The primary goal of this season […]
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UMM EL-JIMAL WATER SYSTEM PRESERVATION AND REACTIVATION UMM EL-JIMAL PROJECT (UJP) Report on Field Work, 11 Oct – 13 Nov, 2015, to the Department of Antiquities Funded by NORHED/NORAD of […]
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Preliminary Report, 6 September 2015 Archaeology at Umm el-Jimal, April-September 2015, in the NORHED Birzeit-Bergen URBAN TRANSFORMATION Program Bert de Vries Umm el-Jimal Project Director Summary of Project A. The […]
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Um Al Jimal was featured in an article in The Jordan Times that revisits the history of Um Al Jimal. Read more about the great basalt city in which Umm […]
In the most recent ACOR Newsletter, Bert de Vries reviews the completed projects including Conservation of the House XVII–XVIII Complex and the virtual museum and provides plans for the most […]