السبت، 17 ديسمبر، 2011

Purpose of establishing the Museum of Popular Life

Is keeping the Jordanian folklore from loss and extinction to be a milestone on the achievements of the Jordanian community and creativity, and style of interaction with the surrounding natural environment, and how to deal with them and harness their resources to satisfy multiple needs.

The aim of the museum as well to provide the elements and means to shed some light on the nature of social life that prevailed in the Jordanian society in the period of its history, and stand on the values ​​and social customs that prevailed, and that because of these cultural elements of material reflects the methods of social organization in many ways from social life, especially eating utensils, drink and clothing and agricultural tools

Museum of popular life

Museum of popular life / University of Jordan, came the idea of ​​a Museum of popular life in the University of Jordan in 1977 so that the contents of this museum room practical for some theoretical knowledge taught in the Department of Sociology for social life in Jordanian society, especially the knowledge contained in material Anthropology.

At first the students under the supervision of teacher material anthropology collect many elements of folklore from their homes on a voluntary basis, the idea has already succeeded where an exhibition of Jordanian folklore in 1981,

After this date the first President of the University Museum this much attention, and formed a committee to follow up its development to become what it is now.

The museum includes many elements of folklore, a man-made tools and Jordanian Achtgaha of the natural environment surrounding the animal and to meet the requirements and needs of the multiple, and the rights of Jordan enters this element of some renovations and improvements to suit their needs with renewable energy.

the contents of the museum have been classified according to the material they are made according to the purpose of the tool and use, bringing the museum includes farming tools, clothing, home decorations, furniture, tools, food and drinking coffee house poetry and tools for the animal and the like

Sections Museum of Jordanian Heritage

Stages of gathering food and the early stages of production
Cover of human history in Jordan, as indicated by studies on more than a million and a half million years ago adopted a rights during this long era of hunting and gathering plants, and the Old Stone Age tools discovered variety, made of local stone and flint Kalpaazelt. In about 1700 to 8000 BC, learning of human exploitation of food sources and specialize in hunting and became a collection of grass seed a major source of livelihood, and the presence of the jars and pistils stone blades peridotitic evidence of the growing importance of plant seeds and started the human tendency to live in larger groups and more organized. There were semi-permanent residential sites in the form of small shacks. The transition from gathering food to the production has had a gradual transition to food production, the effects are clear on the lives of stability and the subsequent social transformations, political, and ideological and religious beliefs. And established large agricultural villages around the valleys and water sources, for example, Jericho, Ain Ghazal and Basta, white houses and evolved from isolated rooms round shape to rectangular houses and connected.
About 6000 BC became agricultural villages appear in the upland areas and the Jordan Valley and guided to the population of the pottery industry as a feedstock in the household uses. And achieved an advanced level of agricultural production until the glandular main source of food in the fifth millennium BC. AD and flourished in this period a large group of villages such as lye and Abu Tlelat reward and clouds.
The development of mini-states and cities 3200_ 400 BCOne of the museum's coffers
Jordan has witnessed and parts of the Levant three stages of urbanization have developed villages crowded with the beginning of the third millennium BC to the fortified cities, such as Java and the door arm and Alzericon. In the second millennium BC was characterized by stages of increasing urbanization, the impact of Egypt to become the entire region under the influence of Egypt Among the important centers in the second millennium BC Sahab and Irbid, Deir Alla, Amman and Tel snakes layer and the stallion. And industries have undergone significant transformations and fast, including progress in mining by the end of the fourth millennium BC, mixing copper and tin led to the production of bronze harder.
Resulted in formation of kingdoms and Almaabeyen Ammonites and Edomites in Jordan and the other Aramaic kingdoms in the rest of the Levant to the radical shift in the economic system by the end of the second millennium BC and followed her in key settlements of Oman and the Theban, Karak and the capitals of her insight. The elements of these kingdoms trade, mining and pastoral life, which helped them to control the south of Jordan and Palestine.

Museum of Jordanian Heritage

Museum is part of a heritage from the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, Yarmouk University, was opened in 1988. The Museum offers many activities for the local community, students, researchers and visitors, including exhibitions, lectures and visits, as the museum is a complement of what the archaeologists and anthropologists and patterns of work that helps explain the history of Jordan, as shown in the museum stages of the development of civilization witnessed by Jordan during the periods of successive, and focus on relations and cultural contacts and distribution of population and economic life and the various manifestations of civilization.Jar inside the museum (storage jar from the Abu Hamed)
The museum illustrates the stages of the development of civilization in the periods of time, tracking, and focuses on relationships and cultural communication, and distribution of population and economic life and the various manifestations of civilization.Museum of Jordanian Heritage from abroad
Include the main hall displays that show the features of the social history since ancient times, from the fishing communities and the combination and then communities of agricultural villages and then communities, countries, cities and communities of herders and Albdoah early and then link the East and West since the fourth century BC to the mid-seventh century AD and then Jordan as part of the the Islamic world as well as re-representation of some traditional crafts and rural home.

Petra Nabataean Museum

Museum Petra Nabataean Museum is located in Jordan at the beginning of the road leading to the monastery, was officially inaugurated on the fifth of April of 1994.Halls of the museum
The museum consists of three main halls: Hall the first and include an introduction about the history and geology of the Kingdom of the Nabataeans of Petra as well as artifacts representing the preparation of food in the Neolithic, pottery Edomite, Nabataean sculpture, and water engineering Nabatiyeh.
• The second hall is dedicated to finds from archaeological excavations, and in chronological order starting from fossil Beida belonging to the Neolithic period, and the fossil atTawilan belonging to the Iron Age, and fossil Alzentor, which uncovered the houses Nabataean and Roman later, and fossil Alzerabh where the detector ovens Pottery Nabataean dated to the end of the first century BC. m. Until the sixth century AD, the Temple of the Black winged fossil Nabati, Palace and Temple of fossil girl in the center of Petra, and the end of Bhvria Byzantine church.
• This room also includes a brief history of trade and caravan routes Nabatiyeh Petra in the Middle Ages. The third room contains a two-Alasrjh group of pottery by the development industry, and bronze statues, pottery, dishes, regular and colored coins, jewelry, jewelry and some copper and bronze tools in addition to the large pottery jars.

Museum of Ancient Petra

Establishment
Museum of Ancient Petra

The museum is located inside the old natural rock in a cave leading to the fortress of Nabatiyeh, caught up in Petra, was founded in 1963, and consists of a main hall and two side two rooms. Rise to the museum is through  



the inclusion of engraved rock forward Aladarj stone monument of the Nabataean god with urticaria

Museum of the People's Fashion

Museum of fashion popular in the city of Amman was established museum popular jewelry and fashion popular in 1971 was established the museum in the eastern part of the Roman amphitheater in downtown Jordan, and the most important objectives of collecting folklore Jordanian and Palestinian peoples from all areas on the banks of the Jordan River, in order to preserve and maintain this heritage from extinction, and presented to future generations. The museum also aims to provide our heritage to the world and analyzed by highlighting the best of his way through the appropriate and beautiful. And the museum contains five halls of the show devoted to the first room of the east bank of fashion from different regions. Either the second hall show how a group of fashion as well as the Palestinian headgear used in it. And displayed in the hall the fourth set of the popular cooking utensils made ​​of clay and wood in addition to a set of silver ornaments, clothing and clothing the bride in the West Bank. Either the fifth hall in the basement of the Roman runway, showing a group of mosaics from Madaba and Jerash churches ..