The Jericho Oasis archeological Park - 2015 Interim report italian-palestinian cooperation for protection and valorization of archaelogical heritage

Nigro, Lorenzo, Ripepi, Gaia, Hamdan, Iyad and Yasine, Jehad (2015) The Jericho Oasis archeological Park - 2015 Interim report italian-palestinian cooperation for protection and valorization of archaelogical heritage. Vicino Oriente (19). pp. 215-243. ISSN 0393-0300 [Article]

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Abstract (in English)

In April 2015, the Italian Cooperation, Sapienza University of Rome and the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities started the Project “Oasis of Jericho” aimed at the implementation of the Jericho Oasis Archaeological Park (JOAP) by means of training of local personnel as tourist guides, specialized restorers and workers for the maintenance of 13 selected archaeological, historical, cultural, naturalistic, and religious sites in the Jericho Oasis, with the cooperation of the Ariha Municipality. Young students and workers participated in several activities, including sites rehabilitation and the production and installation of explanatory panels, the creation of visit itineraries and the involvement of the local community and stakeholders into the protection and valorization of the Jericho archaeological heritage.

Item Type: Article
Authors:
AuthorsEmail
Nigro, LorenzoUNSPECIFIED
Ripepi, GaiaUNSPECIFIED
Hamdan, IyadUNSPECIFIED
Yasine, JehadUNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: archeological heritage; cultural heritage; safeguard; management; enhancement; methods of reconstruction; rehabilitations; outstanding heritage; mud-brick architecture; international organizations; historical sites; religious sites; international cooperation; valorization; Community participation; development project; cultural tourism; tourist facilities; sustainable tourism; sustainable development; Cisjordan; Palestine
Subjects: B. ARCHAEOLOGY > 02. Archaeological site and remains
D.URBANISM > 04. Rehabilitation
G.DETERIORATION > 05. Prevention of deterioration
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 03. Archaeological sites
I.CULTURAL TOURISM > 02. Tourism management
J.HERITAGE ECONOMICS > 05. Heritage and sustainable development
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 05. International organizations
M.WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION > 11. Tentative list
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Jericho Oasis archeological Park, Palestine
Number: 19
ISSN: 0393-0300
Depositing User: intern icomos
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2016 11:16
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2016 11:16
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/1682

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