The Zamani Project Digital Heritage Archive (الأرشيف الرقمي للإرث الثقافي، مشروع زماني)

A list of spatially documented sites and structures around the world by the Zamani Project, which includes data about archaeological sites in Petra and Amman. Normally publicly available, but currently data requests are being processed manually due to data migration taking place. Data are being migrated to Zivahub.

License: Zamani website, copyright @2020 Zamani Project, all rights reserved ( However, Zamani datasets already available on ZivaHub are available under Creative Commons licenses, and it is stated that Zamani data can be used for research and education (

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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Author The Zamani Project
Last Updated February 19, 2021, 19:38 (GMT)
Created April 7, 2020, 12:04 (BST)
Project URL
Project principal and co-investigators

Professor Heinz Rüther (Team Leader)

Project team

Ralph Schroeder (Chief Scientific Officer)

Roshan Bhurtha (Chief Scientific Officer)

Bruce McDonald (Chief Scientific Officer)

Christoph Held (Former Team member)

Professor Werner Stempfhuber (Team member)

Rudy Neeser (Former team member)

Stephen Wessels (Former team member)

Project start date 2004-01-01
Project status Completed
Project funder

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2004 until 2012)

The World Monuments Fund (2005-2008, 2013)

University of Toronto (2006)

The Getty Conservation Institute (2007)

York and Rice Universities (2009, 2011)

The German Archaeological Institute (2009, 2015, 2018)

University of Toronto (2019)

The Saville Foundation (2013-present)

Wits University (2010, 2011, 2014)

UNESCO (2011-2014)

York and Rice Universities (2011)

National Research Foundation (2014)

The Gerda Henkel Foundation (2016, 2017, 2018)

Aga Khan University (2018)

German instrument manufacturer Z+F (Zoller und Froehlich)

The software company Capturing Reality

Individual researchers and academics have provided funds for a number of projects

Citation information

The Zamani Project, (2020), Zamani Sponsorship and cooperation. (last accessed 10/05/2020)

Time Periods Roman, Islamic Unspecified, Byzantine, Nabataean
Data type Databases, Tables