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Archaeology of agriculture. The potential of archaeological restoration for cultural tourism in the north of Jordan

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Duration: 0:24:23 | Added: 30 Mar 2016
Mr al-Batainah presents the work of restoration of a Roman-Byzantine winery and an Ottoman water mill, and their significance in the promotion of cultural tourism

Amjad al-Batainah (Director, Department of Antiquities, Irbid office) describes the study and reconstruction works conducted on two rural archaeological sites: the Roman-Byzantine winery of Kahf al-Messihi (Beit Idis) and a water mill along the wadi al-Rayyan (previously known as wadi al-Yabis). The watermill of wadi al-Rayyan is also described in a video (in Arabic) to be found here:

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