The Logo

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The Logo of the GPIA

Two branches, one goal

The model for the logo of the GPIA was a mosaic in the crypt of St. Elianus, which today is the only surviving part of the Church of St. Elijah in Madaba. The crypt was completed in 595/6 according to a dedication found there. The motive symbolises the unity of both branches of the Institute in Jerusalem and Amman and corresponds to their self-concept:

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Two grapes entwine around one center, one shared goal: The tree of knowledge, which bears rich fruits.

For more informations:

Häser, Jutta, Das neue Logo des Deutschen Evangelischen Instituts für Altertumswissenschaft des Heiligen Landes zugleich Forschungsstelle des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Jahrbuch des Deutschen Evangelischen Instituts für Altertumswissenschaft des Heiligen Landes 11, 2009.