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Author Kennedy, D. L., 1948-

Title Ancient Jordan from the air / David Kennedy and Robert Bewley.

Published London : Council for British Research in the Levant ; Oxford : Oxbow Books [distributor], 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail f  933 KENN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 282 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The land and its people -- 3. History -- 4. Seeing from the air -- 5. Prehistory : hunter-gatherers to farmers -- 6. The Bronze Age -- 7. Into history : Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites -- 8. The Nabataeans -- 9. Greeks and Romans -- 10. The Roman army -- 11. Christian Roman Jordan -- 12. Early Islamic Jordan -- 13. Crusaders, Saracens and Mamluks -- 14. The Ottoman and British empires.
Summary "The present book offers the results of aerial surveys over Jordan through more than 200 colour photographs. Ten chapters group the stunning images period by period, and take the reader through the archaeological heritage of Jordan. This book will appeal to anyone interested in the cultural heritage of the Middle East. It may serve as a useful guide to sites for the traveller in Jordan, a striking memento of a visit, and a useful adjunct to the shelf of any scholar."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Bewley, Robert.
Subject Aerial photography in archaeology -- Jordan.
Jordan -- Antiquities.
ISBN 0953910229