Department of Antiquities Ceremony - MEGA Jordan

Tuesday, 12, Apr 2011 - 08:00 - 16:00

Under the Gracious Patronage of Princess Sumaya Bint El Hassan, the official launching ceremony of the National Heritage Documentation and Management System MEGA-Jordan was held at the Jordan Museum. The system, which is a state-of-the-art GIS, has been developed through partnerships between the Getty Conservation Institute, the World Monuments Fund and the Department of Antiquities of Jordan. Its implementation positions Jordan as a regional leader in the use of sophisticated technology to inventory and manage cultural heritage sites. Representatives from various local and international institutions involved in cultural heritage attended the ceremony. A number of speeches and presentations took place with a closing word from HRH Princess Sumaya.


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