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21 December 2015- MEDINA Final Conference in Yarmouk- Save the Date!

The MEDINA project final conference in Yarmouk will take place at the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology at Yarmouk University on December 20, 2015 from 10:00 am to 15:00. The conference will be preceded by the opening of the Nabatean Hall at the Museum of Jordanian Heritage.

17 December 2015- MEDINA Final Conference in Beirut- Save the Date!

The MEDINA project final conference in Beirut will take place at Saint Joseph University-Human Sciences Campus on December 17, 2015 from 9:00 to 13:00.

December 2015- MEDINA Digital Catalogue Now available Online!

The digital catalogue provides the inscriptions and the archaeological findings digitized within MEDINA project.

Users can find a huge variety of Nabataean, Phoenician and South Arabian artifacts, such as inscriptions, statues, architectural decorations, sarcophagi, stele, thrones, jewelry, vessels, figurines and coins, preserved in the Museum of Jordanian Heritage of the Yarmouk University (Jordan), the National Museum of Beirut (Labanon) and the Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale di Roma (Italy). Several thematic paths, such as the relation between the Nabataean script and the modern Arabic script, the religion of the South Arabians and the Phoenician trade and contacts, introduce the three civilizations.

Items can be browsed also by place of provenance, collection, type, material and figurative subjects. Texts, encoded in XML according to the Epidoc guidelines, can be searched and filtered through a sophisticated search tool.

For more information please visit:     http://medina.humnet.unipi.it/