Archaeology and the Shasu Nomads:: Recent Excavations in the Jabal Hamrat Fidan, Jordan

  title={Archaeology and the Shasu Nomads:: Recent Excavations in the Jabal Hamrat Fidan, Jordan},
  author={Thomas E. Levy and Russell B. Adams and Adolfo A. Muniz},
Biblical scholars view the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron as the period during which the tribes of Israel settled in Canaan, as described at length in the books of Joshua and Judges in the Hebrew Bible. Neighboring southern Jordan, the geographic area known as “Edom,” witnessed the emergence of the first historically-recorded state or kingdom level of social organization.1 Thus, when considering the dynamics of social change in Israel/Palestine, scholars must consider developments and… Expand

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