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Department of Antiquities


Petra Exhibition The Miracle of the Desert

Year of Exhibition: 2016 - 2017.

The Place: Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Held in the Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates from 16/11/2016 to 16/3/2017.

Petra - The Miracle of the Desert

Year of Exhibition: 2013 - 2014.

The Place: Dutch city of Leiden.

It was held in the Dutch city of Leiden from 9/10/2013 to 23/03/2014.

Petra - The Miracle of the Desert

Year of Exhibition: 2012 - 2013.

The Place: The city of Basel in Switzerland.

It was held in Basel, Switzerland, on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the discovery of the Swiss traveler Johann Berkhardt in 1812, during the period between 23/10/2012 - 17/03/2013, where more than 150 artifacts dating back to the Nabataean period.

Exhibition from Petra to Shoubak

Year of Exhibition: 2009 .

The Place: City of Florence / Italy.

Held in Florence / Italy in the first half of November, the exhibition included 79 artifacts covering the historical periods from Nabataean to Ayyubid / Mamluk.

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibition in Seoul / South Korea

Year of Exhibition: 2007- 2008.

The Place: Seoul.

Held on 5/12 / 2007-4 / 6/2008, the Department of Antiquities participated in five pieces of manuscripts, three leather pieces, a copper copy and a coin of Khirbet Qumran.

Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibition in San Diego, USA

Year of Exhibition: 2007 .

The Place: San Diego Natural History Museum.

From June 9 to December 31, 2007, the Natural History Museum in San Diego organized an exhibition titled (Dead Sea Scrolls). The exhibition included 24 Dead Sea Scrolls. Jordan participated in four pieces of manuscripts.

Faces from the East: Ten thousand years of art and civilization in Jordan

Year of Exhibition: 2004-2005.

The Place: Berlin - Bonn.

It was opened under the patronage of Her Majesty King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah in Berlin on 8/1/2004 and continued until 9/1/2005. It included a collection of artifacts dating back to the Neolithic period represented by the site of Ain Ghazal, and until the Umayyad period represented by the Umayyad palaces in the Jordanian desert.

Jordan Exhibition: History and Civilization since ancient times

Year of Exhibition: 2004 .

The Place: Senagaya Art Museum in Tokyo.

The exhibition opened on 7/1/2004 at the Senagaya Museum of Art in Tokyo / Japan. The exhibition included 117 archaeological and heritage pieces covering all historical periods in Jordan from stone to Islamic times. This came on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Jordan and Japan.

From Bella to Petra: Australian Archaeologists in Jordan

Year of Exhibition: 2001 - 2003 .

The Place: Nicholson Museum - St. George Museum.

Opened on 9/7 / 2001-15 / 3/2003 at the Nicholson Museum / University of Sydney and then moved to the Museum of St. George in Sydney from 6 / 5-30 / 6/2003.