APPENDICES OF VOLUME 1, INTRODUCTION


APPENDIX OF PREFACE (Vol. 1: pp. 1–6)

App. 0.1

Short film showing the the excavations on Tall Zirā´a and an interview with Prof Dr Dr Dr hc Dieter Vieweger: „An den Ufern der Jahrhunderte“ (lenght: 8 min; Source: Jost Lindemann, 2011).


APPENDICES OF CHAPTER I: THE GADARA REGION PROJECT (Vol. 1: pp. 13–58)

App. 1.1

Panorama: View over Tall Zirā´a’s plateau. Panorama taken in 2002 (Source: BAI/GPIA).


App. 1.2

Panorama: View to the Wādī al-‘Arab (Source: BAI/GPIA).


App. 1.3

Film: Overview over Tall Zirā‘a and Wadi al-‘Arab via an octocopter (Source: BAI/GPIA).


App. 1.4

Tall Zirā‘a and Wādī al-‘Arab. Overview (Source: BAI/GPIA).


APPENDICES OF CHAPTER III: SCIENTIFIC METHODS (Vol. 1: pp. 157–232)

App. 3.1

3D-model of Tall Zirā´a (Source: BAI/GPIA).
Figure Reference: Vol. 1, Fig. 3.17



App. 3.2

3D-model of an excavation area: Area I, northern part, Squares AP–AR 118–123, AS–AT 119–123 and AU 120. Building structures: A sanctuary and houses (Source: BAI/GPIA).



For a better comprehension of the 3D-model see also the following architectural plans:

- Architectural plan of the northern part of Area I, Late Bronze Age (PDF, 6.2 MB, Source: BAI/GPIA).

- Architectural plan of the northern part of Area I, Iron Age I (PDF, 3 MB, Source: BAI/GPIA).

- Architectural plan of the northern part of Area I, Iron Age II (PDF, 3.8 MB, Source: BAI/GPIA).

App. 3.3

3D-model of an excavation square: Area II, Squares AV 130–131 and AW 130–131. Lower stratum to the left: Hellenistic defensiv wall; overlaying stratum: walls of a Byzantine building complex. Photograph taken in 2010 (Source: BAI/GPIA).



App. 3.4 - 3D-images of objects:

a) Figurine, TZ 007430-001 (Source: BAI/GPIA)

Area I, surface find
Ceramic
Date is unsure.
Head of a Figurine. The back is flat. Possibly the figurine was used as an application.
Figure Reference: Vol. 1, Fig. 1.43



b) Ushebti Figurine, TZ 012657-001 (Source: BAI/GPIA).

Area I, AF 116, Context 3711
Late Bronze Age, Stratum 14
Ushebti. The Figurine is broken in two parts.
Figure Reference: Vol. 1, Fig. 1.61



c) Seal, TZ 008972-001 (Source: BAI/GPIA)

Area I, Square AP 119, Context 2145
Quarz frits
Common Style, Mitanni Glyptic, western group
Late Bronze Age, Stratum 14a
Two Caprides or deers facing each other. Besides the seal shows a man with a tree.



App. 3.5

Film: Experimental Archaeology. Material procurement and the construction of a pottery kiln in 2006 (lenght: 6 min; Source: BAI/GPIA).

Figure Reference: Vol. 1, Pl. 3.5–3.8



App. 3.6

Film: Construction of an Iron Age I Four Room House (lenght: 0.47 min; Source: archimetrix.de/BAI/GPIA)

Figure Reference: Vol. 1, Pl. 3.1



App. 3.7

Film: Virtual walk through an Iron Age I Four Roum House showing the areas of life: grinding, baking, stocking of food, living areas and a ceramic kiln (lenght: 1.31 min; Source: archimetrix.de/BAI/GPIA)



App. 3.8

Film: Virtual walk through an Iron Age I Four Roum House showing the entrance situation and the courtyard (lenght: 0.18 min; Source: archimetrix.de/BAI/GPIA)



App. 3.9

Film: Virtual walk through a Late Bronze Age city on Tall Zirā´a (lenght: 1.56 min; Source: archimetrix.de/BAI/GPIA)



App. 3.10

Film: Virtual walk through a small sanctuary (lenght: 0.16 min; archimetrix.de/BAI/GPIA)



App. 3.11

Film: Reconstruction stages of the Late Bronze Age city on Tall Zir ā ‘a (length: 2.47 min; Source: archimetrix.de/BAI/GPIA)

Figure Reference: Vol. 1, Pl. 3.2



APPENDICES OF CHAPTER IV: FRAMEWORK OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK ON TALL ZIRĀ´A (Vol. 1, pp. 235–266)

App. 4.1

Chronology of the Southern Levant in the scope of the history of Egypt, Syria and Mesopotamia (in German; Source: Vieweger: Archäologie der biblischen Welt. Gütersloh 2012, 464–507)

- Chronologische Daten Palästinas und seiner Umwelt (PDF, 0.2 MB)

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