Weekend trip to Jordan

This weekend, the excavation team took a trip to Jordan to visit the Decapolis city Jerash and the Hellenistic pleasure palace at Iraq el-Amir. The students also enjoyed exploring downtown Amman and savoring an authentic Jordanian dinner on Friday night.

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A map of Jordan from the Jordan River crossing between Israel and Jordan. Photo by Jocelyn Burney.

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Members of the Huqoq team in the Roman theater at Jerash. Photo by Jocelyn Burney.

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A panorama of Jerash, with the site’s unique oval-shaped forum in the center. Photo by Jocelyn Burney.

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Students exploring the palace at Iraq el-Amir. Photo by Jocelyn Burney.

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The palace at Iraq el-Amir, Jordan. Photo by Jocelyn Burney.

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