The first campaign at Tell Hesban was carried out in 1968,' and the second season was planned for the summer of 1970. The outbreak of the first phase of the Jordanian civil war in June of that year, however, forced a cancellation of the expedition, although some staff members, including the director, were already in Amman and most others were en route to Jordan. ' Rescheduled for the next summer, the second campaign was successfully conducted from July 5 to August 20, 1971. I Heshbon's history from literary sources,2 and a description of , Tell Hesban and its geographical location3 have already been covered. For this reason these will not be discussed in this report.
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Boraas, Roger S. and Horn, Siegfried H., "Heshbon Expedition: The Second Campaign at Tell Hesban" (1973). Publications. 7.