Workplace, Vehicles and Equipment
We have vehicles and field equipment available for hire by CBRL members for the purposes of research. We provide bench and project workspace for a small charge. We hold archaeological reference collections including animal bone, seeds, and some collections of ceramics and chipped stone and which are available for consultation.
4 x 4 vehicles - a new Toyota Hilux Pickup, Mitsubishi Pajero and Toyota Hilux pickup are available. We try to match projects with the most suitable vehicles, but cannot always guarantee which vehicle will be allocated.
A current photo ID full driving license from the driver's home country is required to drive CBRL's vehicles. Special permission has to be sought for Jordanian license holders to drive the vehicles. Drivers must be at least 25 years of age.
CBRL membership is required. Affiliated and CBRL funded projects receive a 10% discount on vehicle rates. CBRL vehicles must be collected and returned during administration working hours: 9 am - 5pm, Sun - Thurs (except public holidays; special hours may apply in Ramadan). Out of hours collection and return (evenings/Saturdays) can be arranged for a fee (currently an additional JD 25). Advance notice is required and staff availability is not guaranteed. No vehicles are issued or accepted for return on Fridays.
We have field equipment available for hire. Items are hired per day, per week and per month. Hire rates for major items can be downloaded here. CBRL-sponsored and affiliated projects receive a 10% discount on equipment rates.
Laboratory and Workspace
Workspace is available in our archaeological laboratory, but must be booked in advance. The fee is 10 JD per workspace per month.
We have reference collections for faunal, botanical and molluscan remains, as well as type series of chipped stone and pottery from selected sites.