Mount Nebo

Undertitel: An archaeological survey of the region
Forfatter: Peder Mortensen, Ingolf Thuesen og Inge Demant Mor
Serie: Proceedings of the Danish Institute in Damascus 15
Sider: 146
Omslag: Hardback
Omslagsgrafiker: Thomas Bo Nielsen
Forlag: Forlaget Orbis


During six seasons (1992-1998) an intensive survey of the Mount Nebo was accomplished region under the auspices of the Franciscan Archaeological Institute at Mount Nebo and the Danish Palestine Foundation. It was followed by a brief reconnaissance in 2008. The survey was carried out in the eld by a small group of archaeologists, directed by Peder Mortensen. The group was occasionally joined by Michele Piccirillo and by Carmelo Pappalardo from the Franciscan Archaeological Institute.Centered around Mount Nebo, the survey covered an area of approximately 35 square kilometres varying in elevation from -100 to +800 metres above sea level. Within the surveyed region 748 sites and monuments – in time ranging from the Lower Palaeolithic to the Late Otto- man periods – were located.This volume presents nds from the Early Bronze Age documented during the survey. Beside three settlements including the enigmatic Conder’s Circle a high number of megalithic structures were identi ed: 189 dolmens, 32 menhirs, and 35 lines of stone. 

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Titel: Mount Nebo
Undertitel: An archaeological survey of the region
Forfatter: Peder Mortensen, Ingolf Thuesen og Inge Demant Mor
Serie: Proceedings of the Danish Institute in Damascus 15
Sider: 146
Omslag: Hardback
Omslagsgrafiker: Thomas Bo Nielsen
Forlag: Forlaget Orbis


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