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Volume 1

Editors: Dieter Vieweger and Jutta Häser

With contributions by:
D. Adan-Bajewitz, D. Biedermann, G. Bongartz, G. Bülow, J. Große Frericks, J. Häser, St. Hoss, D. Keller, F. Kenkel, P. Leiverkus, L. Olsvig-Whittaker, K. Rassmann, A. Rauen, S. Reiter, K. Soennecken and D. Vieweger.

TABLE OF CONTENTS, LISTS -- ( 1.1 MB )
PREFACE, BIBLIOGRAPHY, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS -- ( 2.6 MB )
INTRODUCTION -- ( 1.4 MB )

1. THE GADARA REGION PROJECT / TALL ZIRĀ‘A -- ( 30.5 MB )
1.1. The ‘Gadara Region Project’
1.2. Tall Zirā‘a
1.3. The Wādī al-‘Arab and its Environment
1.4. Research History for Tall Zirā‘a
1.5. Aims of the ‘Gadara Region Project’
1.6. Bibliography

2. THE 2001 SURVEY ON TALL ZIRĀ‘A -- ( 24.3 MB )
2.1. Methodology
2.2. Finds
2.3. The 2001 Survey Results
2.4. Bibliography

3. SCIENTIFIC METHODS -- ( 88.2 MB )
3.1. Animated 3D-Models of Archaeological Excavation Context from Tall Zirā´a
3.2. Aerial Survey and Photogrammetry
3.3. Colorimetric Examination of Ceramic
3.4. Experimental Archaeology
3.5. Geophysics
3.6. Landscape Archaeology
3.7. Archaeobotany
3.8. Archaeometry
3.9. Bibliography

4. FRAMEWORK OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK ON TALL ZIRĀ‘A -- ( 10.7 MB )
4.1. The Grid System Used at the Excavation
4.2. Stratigraphic Nomenclature and Definition of Areas, Contexts and Finds
4.3. Archaeological Periods in the Southern Levant (A Short Chronology)
4.4. Radiocarbon Samples from Tall Zirā‘a
4.5. Bibliography

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Biblical Archaeological Institute Wuppertal   (BAI
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