Paper $46.95 ISBN: 9789087280765 Published August 2010 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

A Timeless Vale

Archaeology and Related Studies of the Jordan Valley

Edited by Eva Kaptijn and Lucas P. Petit

Edited by Eva Kaptijn and Lucas P. Petit

Distributed for Leiden University Press

202 pages | 100 halftones | 6 3/10 x 9 1/2
Paper $46.95 ISBN: 9789087280765 Published August 2010 For sale only in the United States, its dependencies, the Philippines, and Canada

Written and organized in honor of renowned Leiden archaeologist Gerrit van der Kooij, A Timeless Vale presents a wealth of research on the prehistory and history of the Jordan Valley. Chronologically and thematically diverse, the chapters cover a range of topics, including the history of the Zerqa Triangle, the paleoecology of the Hula area, an analysis of the Jordan Valley during the early Bronze Age, a description of sugar production in Jericho during the Ayyubid and Mamluk periods, and an overview of Dutch archaeological activity in Jordan during the last fifty years.

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