The Museum of Costumes and Jewelry (متحف الحلي والأزياء)

The Museum of Costumes and Jewelry was established in 1971 on the eastern side of the Roman Amphitheater in Amman to collect Jordanian and Palestinian folklore customs from all regions of Jordan to preserve this legacy from extinction and present it to the world. The paper record includes information of more than 2000 showcased and stored artifacts.

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Field Value
Author The Department of Antiquities
Last Updated September 27, 2020, 07:53 (BST)
Created April 29, 2020, 11:19 (BST)
Project URL http://doa.gov.jo/Museum-Preview.aspx?Id=6
Project principal and co-investigators

Museums and Archaeological Awareness Directorate

Amman Antiquities Directorate

Project status Completed
Citation information

The Department of Antiquities, (2019), Costumes and Jewelries Museum. http://doa.gov.jo/Museum-Preview.aspx?Id=6 (last accessed 08/07/2020)

Khouri, S. (2020). personal communication. 20 February

Time Periods Hashemite, Modern, Islamic Ottoman Late
Data type Images Photograph, Text - Other