Location: Jordan         Length: 15 min

The country of Jordan lies at the crossroads of humanity. Its historical sites tell the story of a unique cultural past reflecting connections to African, Asian and European traditions. Located in the cradle of Old World civilization, Jordan and its many remarkably well preserved cities and monuments illustrate the roots of the modern world. This video takes the viewer on a tour of some of the most visually impressive ancient sites in Jordan, including ancient Philadelphia (modern Amman), Jerash, Pella, Petra, Umm Qais, and Karak.

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Archaeology in Jordan

Jerash: A brief history and some photographs

Petra: The Great Temple Excavation (Brown University)

Umm Qais (AtlasTours.net)

Virtual Karak Resources Project (Appalachian College Association)