The Museum of Popular Traditions (متحف الحياة الشعبية)

The Museum of Popular Traditions was established in 1975 on the western side of the Roman Amphitheater in Amman to preserve and study the Jordanian local heritage and Folklore. The museum paper record includes information on more than 2000 showcased and stored objects.

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Field Value
Author The Department of Antiquities
Last Updated September 27, 2020, 07:47 (BST)
Created July 8, 2020, 11:21 (BST)
Project URL http://www.doa.gov.jo/Museum-Preview.aspx?Id=7
Project principal and co-investigators

Museums and Archaeological Awareness Directorate

Amman Antiquities Directorate

Project status Completed
Citation information

The Department of Antiquities, (2019), The Museum of Popular Traditions. http://www.doa.gov.jo/Museum-Preview.aspx?Id=7 (last accessed 08/07/2020)

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