Petra 1929 (1929 البترا)

Petra 1929 is an online transcription of a diary with photographs, contextual essays, and indexes from the first intensive excavations at the Petra World Heritage Site in Jordan that took place in 1929.

License: Website and research (but not most of the photographs), Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivates 4.0 International License. (Most) photographs, including photographs of map and diary, copyright UCL Institute of Archaeology.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author Dr. Amara Thornton
Last Updated February 19, 2021, 18:53 (GMT)
Created April 16, 2020, 11:06 (BST)
Project URL
Project principal and co-investigators

Dr. Amara Thornton

Project team

Acknowledged people:

Stuart Laidlaw

Wei Ping Young

Felicity Cobbing

Martin Millett

Louise Martin

Jennifer Baird

Michael Talbot

Elisabeth Sawarthal

Nancy Charley

Ed Weech

Robert Winckworth

Colin Penman

Ian Carroll

Project start date 2019-01-01
Project status Completed
Project funder

Centenary Award from the Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL)

Citation information

Thornton A., (2020), About the Project. (Last accessed 16/04/2020)

Time Periods Nabataean, Modern
Data type Text letter, Images Artefact Drawing, Images Plan or Sketch, Images Map, Text autobiography, Text Oral History Transcript, Images Photograph, Text manuscript