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.

In its time, the aqueduct delivered water several kilometers from an ancient lake in modern-day Syria to ancient Gadara—one of the ten cities of the Roman Imperial Decapolis. [Photo credit: Paul Fischer]

Project Details


Location: Jordan, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): Yarmouk University Project partner(s): Yarmouk University Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $160,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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