Science & Nature
Researcher and author Hamdan Taha is a former director-general of the Department of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage in Palestine who has also directed and co-directed a series of excavations and rehabilitation projects.
Articles by Hamdan Taha
2016 Calendar: Mosaics
Introductions by Hamdan Taha, Donald Whitcomb and Paul Lunde
Video by George Azar / The Department of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage of Palestine
Exuberant, eclectic and recently conserved, more than two dozen mosaic patterns dating from the early eighth century lie largely intact in the ruined Umayyad palace of Khirbat al-Mafjar near Jericho, unsurpassed masterpieces of their era.
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