The Temple of the Winged Lions Cultural Resource Management (TWLCRM) initiative was launched in 2009 as a cooperative project by ACOR, the Department of Antiquities of Jordan, and the Petra Archaeological Park to rescue the Temple of the Winged Lions, a majestic Nabataean temple built on a promontory overlooking Petra’s city center.
The Temple of the Winged Lions Cultural Resource Management initiative received the AIA’s Best Practices in Site Preservation Award in 2015.
TWLCRM Project Director, Christopher A. Tuttle discussing excavation strategies with team member Milena Zafirova. Photo by Ahmad Hasanat
Tuttle documenting exposed nefeshes prior to their conservation. Photo by Qeis Twaissi
Tuttle and TWLCRM team sifting the original Temple of the Winged Lions excavation dumps. Photo by Ahmad Hasanat
January 30, 2015
The AIA presented the 2015 Best Practices in Site Preservation Award at the Institute’s 116th Annual Meeting.
November 18, 2013
On October 19, 2013, Petra National Trust conducted its fifth Youth Engagement Petra (YEP) workshop with a theme related to “International Archaeology Day”.
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