Conservation of the 8th-Century Umayyad Qasr Al-Mshatta (Mshatta Palace) near Amman

This project involves the conservation of the palace ruins and the development of a site management plan.

The largest and most ambitious of the desert palaces in Jordan, the unfinished Qasr Al-Mushatta endures as a reminder of Umayyad architectural and artistic attainment during the final decades of the caliphate. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Jordan, Middle East, Asia Organiser(s): Tarmeen Center for the Preservation and Conservation of Cultural and Natural Heritage Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $150,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2019 Project Status: Active
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