Bestowed by His Majesty King Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein on Dr. Zidane contour of the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology at Yarmouk University and the Order of King Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein of Excellence from the second division, in recognition of his great efforts and his tender excellence in documenting the old Jordan's history, and its role in deepening the knowledge of the culture of the effects of Jordan and the history of civilization .
This recognition came during the great national event sponsored by His Majesty the King on the occasion of the seventieth anniversary of the independence of the kingdom, which was held at Raghadan Palace in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, and Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II and Crown Prince and senior officials in the state.
He reminded circumferential he felt proud as one of the faculty at the University of Yarmouk members of this royal honor, which reflects the attention paid by the Hashemite leadership scientists and researchers from the people of this country, he praised the support he received from successive departments of the university and his colleagues college, which had a very positive impact in achieving these scientific achievements that have documented the history of Jordan ancient civilization on the one hand, and deepened the links scientific cooperation in the field of archeology with several European universities, on the other hand.
It is noteworthy that Dr. circumferential holds a doctorate from the Free University of Berlin in Germany in 1982, and oversaw many of the archaeological excavations and seasons and surveys in various locations in the UK.
And Dr. circumferential about thirteen scientific version in the field of archeology, which in a number of competent scientific societies in antiquities member, also won the State Merit Prize in the social sciences field effects, and was awarded the Order of palm fronds from France.