Using the new technologies in conserving the Cultural Heritage The Department of Antiquities of Jordan experience - ABSTRACT

The Department of Antiquities (DOA) is the Jordanian institution that is mandated by law to be responsible for the management, supervision, registration, protection, conservation and presentation of antiquities. DoA was established in 1928 with the main objective of uncovering, protecting and conserving archaeological sites in Jordan.

On 2005and within the DoA strategy we started to cooperate with national and international organizations to digitize the Archive, library and to upgrade the data base of the archaeological sites in Jordan, several initiatives were conducted to reach this goal in cooperation with specialized organizations who works on the field of cultural heritage.