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Videos About Umm el-Jimal

This growing series of short films explores highlights of Umm el-Jimal's history, its surroundings, and the lives of its ancient residents through the material remains they left behind.

The clips can be watched in any order, but visitors new to Umm el-Jimal may especially enjoy "Water Engineers"—a peek into how locals survived and even thrived in the region's dry climate using only ancient technology and construction methods.


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Salem, a young resident of Umm el-Jimal

Other Video Content

Check out the Community section for more films about life at Umm el-Jimal: Hauran Culture contains clips about local living, while the Oral Histories archive documents resident's memories and traditions.