training program in the maintenance and restoration of antiquities

A delegation from the University of Jordan participated in the training program in the maintenance and restoration of antiquities, which was held in the Italian city of Turin. The delegation consisted of the director of the Hamdi Manco Center for Scientific Research, Dr. Abeer Al-Boab and Dr. Ramadan Abdullah, 3 of the Masters of Chemistry and 3 of the Bachelor's students in the Department of Cultural Resources Management and Conservation, in the period from 12/11/2012 to 17/11/2012. As part of the activities of the project we looked at application of some chemical methods in the conservation, trained to preserve the cultural heritage by modern scientific techniques to diagnose and study the damage of archaeological materials. He also briefed the delegation on the latest preventive maintenance techniques in museums using scientific equipment developed at the University of Technical Sciences in Turin, Italy.​