The Zamani Project, Petra, Jordan (مشروع زماني، البترا)

A GIS platform for data relevant for the Petra Archaeological Park area as part of the Siq Stability project. The website includes a virtual tour of Petra with maps, videos, images, and a 3D computer model of the Siq and the major structures and landscape of the site. The Zamani team completed 1766 scans of Petra, produced 320 panoramas and acquired more than 3000 digital images of the site.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Author UNESCO Amman Office
Maintainer The Zamani Project
Last Updated September 27, 2020, 07:22 (BST)
Created April 7, 2020, 12:47 (BST)
Project URL
Project principal and co-investigators

UNESCO Amman Office

Petra National Trust

Department of Antiquities of Jordan (DOA)

Italian Insti. for Environmental Protection & Research (ISPRA)

Petra Development & Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA)

Z+F Zöller und Fröhlich, Germany

Project team

Giorgia Cesaro (UNESCO Amman Office)

Project start date 2012-01-01
Project end date 2015-01-01
Project status Completed
Project funder

Italian Agency For Development Cooperation

UNESCO Amman Office

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Saville Foundation

Citation information

Cesaro G., 2020, personal communication, 16 January

Rüther, H., Bhurtha, R., Wessels, S. and Schröder, R., (2014), Spatial Documentation of the Petra World Heritage Site‟. Africa Geo, 1.

Time Periods Roman, Nabataean, Byzantine, Islamic Unspecified
Data type Audiovisual data Video, Structured graphics-models 3D model, Images Aerial photograph, Images Photograph, Text article, Text book, Images Section Drawing, Images Map, Text report, Text essay, Images Plan or Sketch