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Reassessing the chronology of Biblical Edom: new excavations and 14C dates from Khirbat en-Nahas (Jordan)
An international team of researchers show how high-precision radiocarbon dating is liberating us from chronological assumptions based on Biblical research. Surface and topographic mapping at theExpand
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Geomagnetic intensity spike recorded in high resolution slag deposit in Southern Jordan
article i nfo In paleomagnetism, periods of high field intensity have been largely ignored in favor of the more spectacular directional changes associated with low field intensity periods ofExpand
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Architecture, sedentism, and social complexity at Pre-Pottery Neolithic A WF16, Southern Jordan
Recent excavations at Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA) WF16 in southern Jordan have revealed remarkable evidence of architectural developments in the early Neolithic. This sheds light on both specialExpand
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Early Bronze Age metallurgy: a newly discovered copper manufactory in southern Jordan
Recent excavations in southern Jordan have revealed the largest Early Bronze Age (c. 3600-2000 BC) metal manufactory in the ancient Near East. On-site Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analyses ofExpand
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Ghwair I: A Small, Complex Neolithic Community in Southern Jordan
Abstract The past several years have witnessed exciting developments in defining the transition to food production in the Near East. In particula1; the documentation of large mega-sites has causedExpand
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High-precision radiocarbon dating and historical biblical archaeology in southern Jordan
  • T. Levy, T. Higham, +8 authors L. Tauxe
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 28 October 2008
Recent excavations and high-precision radiocarbon dating from the largest Iron Age (IA, ca. 1200–500 BCE) copper production center in the southern Levant demonstrate major smelting activities in theExpand
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Lowland Edom and the high and low chronologies, Edomite state formation, the Bible and recent archaeological research in southern Jordan
This study explores the chronological assumptions that underlie the past 40 years of Iron Age archaeological investigations in southern Jordan and offers an alternative framework based on theExpand
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Application of copper slag in geomagnetic archaeointensity research
[1] Paleointensity and archaeointensity studies since the 1950s have produced numerous geomagnetic intensity data for the last seven millennia. As a consequence of different experiments andExpand
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The beginning of Iron Age copper production in the southern Levant: new evidence from Khirbat al-Jariya, Faynan, Jordan
The authors have explored the workplace and house of copper workers of the early Iron Age (twelfth to tenth century BC) in Jordan's Wadi Faynan copper ore district, showing that it belongs in timeExpand
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Quantifying the effects of erosion on archaeological sites with low-altitude aerial photography, structure from motion, and GIS: A case study from southern Jordan
Abstract Cutting-edge photogrammetric techniques combined with traditional methods are a boon for archaeologists interested in performing spatial analyses. Low-altitude aerial photography (LAAP)Expand
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