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1 Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project a joint scientific endeavor of the College of Archaeology, Trinity Southwest University and the Department of Antiquities, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan PPT: Excavation Areas, Fields, and Features Dr. Steven Collins Dean, College of Archaeology, Trinity Southwest University Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Copyright 2010 Trinity Southwest University Copyright 2010 Trinity Southwest University © Copyright 2010 by Trinity Southwest University Press, 5600 Eubank NE, Suite 130, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111, USA; (505) All rights reserved. Created in the United States of America by Trinity Southwest University Press, a division of CEM, Inc. No part of this work may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, digital, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without written permission from Trinity Southwest University.

2 By clicking through the following PPT animations, youll observe TeHEPs excavation Areas, Fields, and important features on and around Tall el-Hammam.

3 .5km1km N Wadi Hisban Wadi Ar-Rawda Wadi Kafrein AGRICULTURAL LAND DOLMEN FIELD village AGRICULTURALLAND CAVE & SHAFTTOMBS SHAFTTOMBS SHAFTTOMBS SHAFTTOMBS SHAFTTOMBS TALL EL-HAMMAM URBAN FOOTPRINT CAVE & SHAFTTOMBS HAMMAM GENERAL SETTLEMENT AREA AREAS AND FEATURES WITHIN A 1-KILOMETER RADIUS OF BRONZE AGE TALL EL-HAMMAM

4 Tall el-Hammam N 200m400m UPPER TALL = Area U LOWER TALL = Area L TeHEP EXCAVATION AREAS AND FIELDS

5 Tall el-Hammam N 200m400m Field UA Field UB Field UC Field UD Field LD Field LC Field LB Field LA Field LR Field LE Field LF TeHEP EXCAVATION AREAS AND FIELDS

6 Tall el-Hammam N 200m400m GENERAL FEATURES surface-visible/surveyed excavated extrapolated Early Bronze 2/3 CITY WALL & GATEWAY HOUSES VILLAGE (fortifications used IBA through MB1) MONUMENTAL STRUCTURE (excavation by Kay Prag, 1990) VILLAGE CITY WALL TOWERS

7 Tall el-Hammam N 200m400m GENERAL FEATURES surface-visible/surveyed excavated extrapolated Intermediate Bronze & Middle Bronze 1 CITY WALL & GATEWAY BLOCKAGE HOUSES VILLAGE MONUMENTAL STRUCTURE (excavation by Kay Prag, 1990) VILLAGE DOMESTIC STRUCTURES(?) CITY WALL TOWERS

8 Tall el-Hammam N 200m400m GENERAL FEATURES surface-visible/surveyed excavated extrapolated Middle Bronze 2 TEMPLE(?) MONUMENTALCOMPLEX EARTHEN/MUDBRICKRAMPART RAMPART EARTH/MUDBRICK/STONE RAMPART RAMPART RAMPART PALACE(?) HOUSE CITY WALL TOWERS HOUSES MONUMENTAL TOWER WATERCISTERN(?)

9 Tall el-Hammam N 200m400m GENERAL FEATURES surface-visible/surveyed excavated extrapolated Iron Age 2/3 WATER CISTERN (?) HOUSES HOUSE(?) TEMPLE(?) MONUMENTAL BUILDINGS BUILDINGS MONUMENTALGATEWAY CITYWALL

10 Tall el-Hammam N 200m400m GENERAL FEATURES surface-visible/surveyed excavated extrapolated Roman/Byzantine MONUMENTAL STRUCTURE GARRISON

11 200m400m Tall el-Hammam COMPOSITE OF SELECT SITE FEATURES N IRON AGE CITY WALLS MB2MONUMENTALCOMPLEX MBAPALACE IA2 MONUMENTAL MONUMENTALGATEWAY IA2MONUMENTALBUILDING MB2MONUMENTALTOWER BRONZE AGE FORTIFICATION LINES (APPROXIMATES ALL PERIODS) EB2/3GATEWAY WALL STRUCTURE: PERIOD UNKNOWN WADI KAFREIN Area of Bronze Age Occupation Area of Bronze Age Occupation Area of Bronze Age Occupation spring spring spring


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