Thursday, June 28, 2012

PADIS: Palestine Archaeological Databank and Information System

[First posted in AWOL 10 August 2011. Updated 28 June 2012]

PADIS:  Palestine Archaeological Databank and Information System


A tool for protection, study and valorization of the Archaeological Heritage of Palestine

  • A coherent organization of archaeological and topographical data from Palestine.
  • An interactive databank created to prompt the safeguard of archaeological and historical sites and as scientific and practical tool for the protection, study and cultural valorization.
  • A database including satellite images, aerial photos, excavation photos, topographic maps, and updated bibliographic references, expandable with the cooperation of Palestinian scholars and institutions.


  1. The correct link to the new PADIS version is:

  2. Thanks archeologo, but the link you give requires a user name and password. Is PADIS no longer open access?

  3. Finally, I'm proud to announce you the website is online and free to access: