Robert D. Ibach Jr.
This volume offers systematic descriptions, including numerous maps and photographs, of the 148 archaeological sites visited by the expedition's regional survey team within a 10-km radius of Tell Hesban.
Ceramic Finds: Typological and Technological Studies of the Pottery Remains from Tell Hesban and Vicinity
James A. Sauer and Larry G. Herr
This volume is devoted to the typological analysis of the Tell Hesban pottery. It comprises some of the ca. 6,000 sherds from the 1971, 1973, 1974, and 1976 excavation seasons.
Oystein Sakala LaBianca and Larry Lacelle
This volume provides an introduction to the climate and landscape to which successive generations of Hesbanites have had to adapt. Includes 26 figures, 42 plates, and 9 tables.
Faunal Remains: Taphonomical and Zooarchaeological Studies of the Animal Remains From Tell Hesban and Vicinity
Oystein Sakala LaBianca and Angela Von Den Driesch
This volume is devoted to the presentation of the zooarchaeological analysis of the nearly 100,000 animal bones uncovered in the excavations at Tell Hesban.
David Merling and Lawrence T. Geraty
This single-volume account of the history and finds of the Tell Hesban excavations relates one of the most concentrated and longest-running continual research projects in the Middle East. The handy book is an easily accessible introduction to the Hesban finds as well as a complementary data source for the Hesban Final Publication Series volumes. Well-illustrated with photos, line drawings, and tables.
Larry G. Herr, Douglas R. Clark, Lawrence T. Geraty, Oystein S. LaBianca, and Randall W. Younker
This volume reports on the 1996 and 1998 seasons of the excavations at Tall al-‘Umayri and vicinity conducted by a consortium of colleges and universities principally sponsored by Andrews University.
Larry G. Herr, Douglas R. Clark, Lawrence T. Geraty, Randall W. Younker, and Oystein S. LaBianca
Contents An overview of the 1994 season of the Madaba Plains Project at Tall al-ʻUmayri / Larry G. Herr -- Excavation and cumulative results / Larry G. Herr -- Field A: The Ammonite administrative complex (north) / John I. Lawlor -- Field B: The western defense system / Douglas R. Clark -- Field H: The southwest acropolis / David R. Berge, Lloyd A. Willis -- The pottery / Larry G. Herr -- The objects / Elizabeth E. Platt, Larry G. Herr -- Field K: The dolmen and other features on the south slopes of Tall al-ʻUmayri / Elzbieta Dubis, Bogdan Dabrowski -- Middle Bronz IIC chamber tomb: field K02 / Mariusz Górniak, Maryla Kapica -- Report on the human bones from Tall al-ʻUmayri, 1992-1996 / Joan W. Chase -- Metal objects / Elzbieta Dubis -- The inscribed seals / Larry G. Herr -- Seals and seal impressions from excavation seasons, 1984-2000 / Jürg Eggler, Larry G. Herr, Rhonda Root -- Early and late Bronze Age transitional subsistence at Tall al-ʻUmayri / Joris Peters, Nadja Pöllath, Angela von de Driesch -- Tribes and sedentarization of the Madaba Plains and central Jordan during the Iron I and Ottoman periods / Chang-Ho C. Ji -- The objects from the 1989 season / Larry G. Herr, Elizabeth E. Platt.
Sigrist completes his publication of cuneiform tablets in the Horn Archaeological Museum collection with this corpus of 276 Old Babylonian tablets.This volume contains an index listing personal names, names of deities, and geographical names with a catalogue (register and description) of the individual tablets as well as a classification of the texts ordered according to reigning king. Indexes of Akkadian words (by transliteration and by sign) are provided. Included are tablet identification information, line-drawn illustrations, transliteration of all writing, and translation of most of the text.
Small Finds: Studies of Bone, Iron, Glass, Figurines, and Stone Objects from Tell Hesban and Vicinity
Paul J. Ray Jr.
This volume presents an analysis of small finds excavated at Tell Hesban, conveniently compiling information from all periods of Hesban into one study. Invaluable insights can be gained about the ancient human mind and the cultural context of the time periods. The study looks at Hesban's ancient technologies, trade relations, social and political structures, military innovations, education, and diet.
Reports are provided by a spectrum of specialists and deal with Arabic, Greek, Latin and Ammonite inscriptions; ceramic figurines; scarabs; glass fragments; domestic stone objects and iron samples; textile tools; cosmetic objects and jewelry; and coins, all findings from the Tell Hesban excavations.
Preface / Øystein Sakala LaBianca -- Foreword / Randall W. Younker -- Introduction / Paul J. Ray, Jr. -- The Arab inscriptions from Hesban / Ghazi Bisheh -- Latin and Greek inscriptions from Tell Hesban / James J.C. Cox ... [et al.] -- Ammonite ostraca from Tell Hesban / Frank M. Cross -- Terracotta figurines from Tell Hesban and vicinity / Boguslav Dabrowski -- An early Roman fenestrated bowl from Hesban / Ralph E. Hendrix -- Scarabs from Hesban / Siegfried H. Horn -- Glass from Hesban / Sidney M. Goldstein -- Objects of stone, clay, bone, and ivory from Tell Hesban and vicinity / Wade R. Kotter and Paul J. Ray, Jr. -- Metallurgical samples from Tell Hesban / Blair D. London -- The textile tools from Tell Hesban and vicinity / Elizabeth E. Platt and Paul J. Ray, Jr. -- The cosmetic objects from Tell Hesban and vicinity / Elizabeth E. Platt -- The jewelry from Tell Hesban and vicinity / Elizabeth E. Platt -- Miscellaneous objects from Tell Hesban and vicinity / Marie-Louise Vollenweider and Elizabeth E. Platt -- The coins from the excavations at Hesban / Abraham Terian
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