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Bibil Identifier bibil:247321
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Preliminary Report on a Survey in the Hazimah Plains: A Hamad Landscape in North-Eastern Jordan
Author Huigens, Harmen O.
Journal Palestine Exploration Quarterly (Volume: 147, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2015
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2015
Year (Copyright) 2015
Year (Reference) 2015
Language English
Pages 180-194 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract In June 2013, an archaeological survey was carried out in the Hazimah plains, situated in the Jebel Qurma region of north-eastern Jordan. These plains surround the so-called Black Desert or harra, which has been known to contain an extremely rich archaeological and epigraphic record. In contrast to the harra, little is known about the archaeology of the surrounding hamad landscapes, and the survey presented in this paper aims to contribute to filling in this gap of knowledge. Initially, the survey aims to investigate the long-term history of settlement and land-use of this seemingly hostile environment, and, at the same time, seeks out an efficient methodology for locating the remains of the largely mobile communities that inhabited the Hazimah plains in the past.
DOI 10.1179/1743130114Y.0000000013
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Lands of the Levant (except Canaan-Israel) : Lands of the Levant (in general) : Archaeology
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Archaeology : Themes : Houses
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Archaeology : Themes : Burial Places
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