Final publication of the excavations and surveys between 2001 and 2011

The results of the excavations at Tall Zira'a (2003–2011) and of the surveys will be published in english on this site.

We start with volume 1 in 2017 - the next volumes follow step by step.

Volume 1: Introduction

Aims of the ‘Gadara Region Project’;
Tall Zirā‘a and the Wādī al-‘Arab;
Research History of Tall Zirā‘a;
the 2001 Tall Zirā‘a Survey;
Scientific Methods;
Framework of Archaeological Work on Tall Zirā‘a.

 

Titles of the planned volumes:

Volume 2: Early and Middle Bronze Age (Strata 25–17)

Volume 3: Late Bronze Age and Iron Age I (Strata 16–13)

Volume 4: Iron Age IIA/B and IIC (Strata 12–10)

Volume 5: From Persian to Umayyad Period (Strata 10–3). Stratigraphy

Volume 6: From Persian to Umayyad Period (Strata 10–3). Finds

Volume 7: From Abbasid and Mamluk to Ottoman Period (Strata 2–1)

Volume 8: Wādī al-‘Arab Survey

Volume 9: Archaeometry


Project Partners

Biblical Archaeological Institute Wuppertal   (BAI
German Protestant Institute of Archaeology (GPIA)

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Patronage

His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan ibn Talal  took up the patronage of this project as a representative of the royal house.

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Friends and Donors

  • Freundeskreis des BAI Wuppertal
  • Universität Wuppertal
  • Deutsches Archäologisches Institut

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Cooperations

We cooperate closely with many universities, institutes and companies.

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