By P. M. Michele Daviau, Paul-Eugene Dion, Ronald G. V. Hancock, David Hemsworth, Margaret A. Judd, Ryan Defonzo, Douglas W. Schnurrenberger
Positioned in a strategic place at the southern flank of the Ammonite hill state, the earliest payment at Tall Jawa dates to the Iron I interval (1100-900 BC). This quantity provides the ultimate record of six seasons of excavations at Tall Jawa in imperative Jordan.
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Dion, Toronto, ON Photographer: Timothy Hellum, Toronto, ON Paleobotanist: Peter Warnoch, Columbia, MO, USA Camp Manager: Edward Cowell, Waterloo, ON Field supervisors: Margaret Judd, object registrar, Kitchener, ON Michael Wood, Montreal, QC Square supervisors: Deborah Beal, Kitchener, ON Laurie Cowell, ceramic technology, Waterloo, ON Ryan Defonzo, assistant registrar, North Bay, ON Debra Foran, illustrator, Aylmer, QC Silke Force, Oakville, ON Karen Kane, assistant registrar, Toronto, ON Sanaa Khalileh, illustrator, Irbid, Jordan Stanley Klassen, Saskatoon, SK Brenda Silver, pottery registrar, Stratford, ON Shawn Thompson, lithic registrar, Mt.
Further testing of the fortification system was planned for the 1992– 1995 seasons as part of an attempt to identify further the defensive strategies of the ancient inhabitants, and to determine the characteristics of the town plan. In view of this goal, Field E (Figs. 1) was opened in 1992 directly north of Field B and was expanded in subsequent seasons. The western squares of Field B, which ran along the line of the casemate wall were laid out and excavation began between the wall and the western tower.
Documentation and soundings were undertaken in this cave during 1992. On the west side two modern houses, which belong to the landowner and his relatives, were founded on bedrock; these properties are parallel to the casemate wall. In addition, the mouth of a cave in the bedrock is located between these modern houses, and is 20 Glueck did not mention the modern property walls, which severely restrict excavation. It is possible that these walls had not yet been built. 3. East-west profile, North-south profile, prepared by R.