By Burton MacDonald, Randall W. Younker
This paintings is a presentation on a humans of Transjordan identified to readers of the Bible as a neighbour, and infrequently an enemy, of first millennium B.C. Israel. issues contain a overview of archaeological learn in Ammon, the emergence of the Ammonites, and Ammonite territory and websites.
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Annual or the America n Schools or Oliental Research, 48. Winona Lake, LN: Eiscnbrauns. Herr, L. et al. The Madaba Plains Project: Three Seasons or Excavation at Tell d-'Umeiri 1990 and Vicinity, j ordan. ssical Vrews 39/9: 129- 43. 1996 l'vladaba Plains Project 1994: Excavatiom al Tall al-'Umayri, Talljalul and Vinity. Annual oj the Departmtnl oj Antiquilies oj Jr;Tdan 40: 63- 82. HUbner, U. 1988 Die ersten moabitischcn Ostraca. Ztitsdlrijl des Deutschtn Paliistina- Vereins 104: 68 73. Ibach, R.
It is situated 4 km south of As-Salt at the head of \ Vadi Su'eib which flows into the J ordan River. It, thus, Ilts Euscbius' description or Jaze r's location. 'Ayn Jazer is located less than I km from Kbirbat J azzir. It could be the Byzantine Azer which preserves the biblical name and which Eusebius associates with Jazer (de Vaux 1967). From a toponymic point of view, biblical J azer and KhirbatJazz ir are related. Moreover, de Vaux (1967) reports cera mics from both the Iron and Hellenistic periods at th e site.
279- 82 in Studies in the Histmy and 1987a ArdlOlOwgy rifJordm/ III, cd. A. Hadidi. Amman: Departmcnt of Antiquities. T ell Saful Excavations, 1982- 1985 Prcliminar), Report. AIII/ual rifthe Ot1987b partment rif Antiquities rif Jardan 31: 159- 74. Yassine, K . Social-Religious Distinctions in Iron Age Burial Practice in J ordan. Joun/al 1983a for the Study rif Old Teslamillt Supplemtllt Sen·rs 24: 29 - 36. Idem. }s and Reporls, pp. 55 59. Amman: Dept. of Archaeology, University of J ordan (1988).
Ancient Ammon (Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East) by Burton MacDonald, Randall W. Younker