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American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR)

Established in 1968, the American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) in Amman, Jordan, is an international, non-profit academic institution, which advances understanding of Jordan and the Middle East, past and present. ACOR facilitates the acquisition of knowledge through research and dialogue with an extensive library and archive, fellowship and scholarship programs, and residential facilities.

ACOR promotes archaeological research, cultural heritage preservation, and knowledge-sharing through lectures, digital resources, publications, workshops, and training programs. ACOR serves as a conduit for cultural exchange among students, professionals, and the public in Jordan and beyond.

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American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) Projects

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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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