Actech. Jordan Hawrān Archaeological Survey, JHAS - Project Website (المسح الأثري في حوران، الأردن)

Project website presenting the Actech (Ancient Construction Techniques) Project and the Jordan Hawrān Archaeological Survey. The project aims to explore the circulation of building knowledge in Southern Hawrān between the 2nd and 9th centuries AD. Beyond general information about the project, the team, and the work methodology, the website illustrates one of the sites from the Survey, Umm as-Surab (Mafraq Governorate).

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Additional Info

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Author Piero Gilento
Last Updated July 7, 2020, 08:36 (BST)
Created May 18, 2020, 11:51 (BST)
Project URL
Project principal and co-investigators

Piero Gilento;

Francois Villeneuve;

Pierre Marie Blanc.

Project team

Gourguen Davtian;

Pauline Piraud-Fournet;

Roberto Parenti;

Stefano Anastasio

Project start date 2017-10-01
Project status Ongoing
Project funder

Marie Curie fellowship MSC-IF-2015 – ACTECH, Project ID: 703829;

European Commission;

UMR 7041;

APOHR (Archéologie du Proche-Orient héllenistique et romain);

MHJ (Mission de Haute Jordanie);

French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.

Citation information

Gilento, P. (n.d.), Actech Project. Project Website, (Last accessed 18/05/2020).

Time Periods Roman, Nabataean, Islamic Early, Byzantine
Data type Images Photograph, Text - Other