During approximately five weeks in spring 2014, several teams composed of archaeologists and surveyors from Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, Poland and Finland will be working on various projects in and around the city centre of Petra in southern Jordan. This weblog gives a small insight into their activities.

Snow-covered trees near Shobak on March 15th 2014
On the arrival in Jordan, weather conditions were going totaly mad, as there was heavy rain in the northern region and a lot of snow in the southern region. The photo shows snow-covered trees near Shobak on March 15th 2014. But, how much snow will be at Petra?