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Conference sheds light on 10 years of excavations at Petra Church, Temple of Winged Lions

12 Jul 2019

Excavations take time, money, planning, cooperation, conservation, and publishing, said Director of the American Centre of Oriental Research (ACOR) Barbara Porter at a presentation on the Petra Church and the Temple of the Winged Lions on Monday.

The presentation titled, “Lecture for Tour Guides of Petra: A Story of Two Sites”, was held at the Petra Visitor Centre and hosted by the Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority to shed light on the two sites and their significance.
“It is very important to be aware and educated about cultural heritage,” said Franco Sciorilli, an Italian mosaicist who has spent 25 years working in the Middle East.

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