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Conservation of Qasr Bshir featured as a cover story in Current World Archaeology

‘Qasr Bshir is magnificent even in decline. It sits majestically in the landscape, master of all it surveys. On approaching the site, however, it is clear that the structure is damaged’, states the latest issue of the journal Current World Archaeology.

Due to the deterioration issue of fort Qasr Bshir, an important Roman military stronghold in the Jordanian desert, a team of international Roman scholars has come together to work on its conservation. One of those experts is our own Mark Driessen, who, in this article, discusses the importance and future of Qasr Bshir together with his colleagues David Breeze and Fawzi Abudanah. Three of them are the ‘Qasr Bshir Conservation Project’ promotors.

To learn more about Qasr Bshir, its history, current state and plans for its preservation, read the full article.

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