Conservation of the 2nd-Century Temple of Artemis at Jerash

This project, which involves the documentation, emergency stabilization, and conservation of the temple, supports the U.S. embassy's efforts to foster economic growth and job creation, good governance, and engage civil society to ensure Jordan’s long-term stability and increase the Jordanian public’s knowledge of U.S. policy and values.

The ancient city of Jerash was once a melting pot of the Aramaic, Greek, Jewish, Nabatean, Roman and Arabic cultures and religions. [Photo credit: Askii - Own work, CC BY 3.0,]

Project Details

Location: Jarash, Jordan, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): Monumenta Orientalia Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $200,000 Commencement Date: 09/2018 Project Status: Completed
Project owner? Update this project

Related Projects

13996927230 ef7400840d c

Conservation of the Late 17th-Century Church of Saint Sargis in Meghri

This project involves the conservation of the building and its interior wall paintings.

Explore project
27551442802 30e1da847f c

Documentation of Endangered Ancient Musical Traditions of the Southern Drâa Valley

This project involves the documentation of the musical traditions of five tribes living in the M’hamid oasis.

Explore project
47986160491 e2145de625 c

Conservation of the 4th-Century Baptistery of the Episcopal Basilica in Stobi

This project involves the conservation of Early Christian mosaics and basin in the former baptistery.

Explore project