Middle East

Projects in Middle East

2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

Palestine, Manuscript Collection of the Great Omari Mosque Library

The Manuscript Collection of the Great ‘Umari Mosque Library’ in Gaza, Palestine, is one of the most important archival collections of the country.

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First Aid Interventions to the World Heritage Site of Hatra after Daesh Occupation

This project will restore the sculptural decoration and one of the temples and provide on the job training to young Iraqi conservators and archaeologists.

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The Mashki Gate Restoration, Mosul

The project will restore this exceptional architectural example and transform it into an educational center dedicated to the history of Nineveh.

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Preserving the Disappearing Cultural Heritage of Post-War Mosul, Iraq: Valuing Diversity in ‎the Urban Recovery of Mosul’s Old Districts.‎

Following the devastating war with ISIS between 2014 and 2017, the cultural ‎heritage of Old ‎Mosul is damaged and in danger of being disappeared. This project aims to help in…

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Employment through Heritage (EHP)

The project consists of two main components: 1) Creation of a legal framework for the Cultural Resources Management (CRM) sector in order to formalize the Jordanian job marke…

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Conservation of Ancient Roman Imperial Monuments and Sites in the Jabal Moussa Biosphere ReserveAssociation for the Protection of Jabal Moussa (APJM)

This project involves the conservation of Hadrianic inscriptions and other ancient Roman features at the site.

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Conservation of Ancient Roman and Byzantine Monuments at Qalaat Faqra

This project includes a site survey, documentation, and the consolidation of some of the site’s Roman and Byzantine monuments.

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Conservation of the 2nd-Century Gadara Aqueduct

This project involves the documentation of the aqueduct and its three tunnels and the development of a conservation plan.

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Conservation of the 1st‐Century Temple of the Winged Lions at Petra, Phase 2

This project continues work begun under a previous AFCP grant to conserve the temple and build local capacity to protect the site.

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