Excavations at Tall Jawa, Jordan: Volume 2: The Iron Age by P. M. Michèle Daviau, Paul-Eugène Dion, David Hemsworth,

By P. M. Michèle Daviau, Paul-Eugène Dion, David Hemsworth, Neil Mirau, David S. Reese

This quantity offers a practical and typological examine of the Iron Age artefacts recovered in the course of six years of excavation on the website of Tall Jawa, in principal Jordan.

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E) were common throughout antiquity. Parallels Lachish: Biconical beads appear in a necklace along with spherical beads (Tufnell 1953: pl. 38:1). Tall al-‘Umayri: An example in carnelian is a good parallel (Platt 1991: fig. 83). I-A/2a-5. Cylindrical Stone Beads Catalogue TJ 1015/1-6, 8-10 ( B34:10/18). Stone? yellow (10YR 7/6; 2,5Y7/ 6). 70 cm. TJ 1015/16 (Fig. 13:1; B34:10/18). Limestone? light greenish gray (10Y 8/1). 50 cm. TJ 1015/17 (B34:10/18). Limestone? white (5Y 8/1). 70 cm. TJ 1015/18 (Fig.

Orvat Qitmit: The only species of shell recovered from this shrine site consisted of a collection of 17 Cypraea annulus. Evidence from one shell revealed the method used to remove the dorsum so that the shell could be strung as a bead (Mienis 1995:276; fig. 6). Baq‘ah Valley: Reese (1986: fig. 23) from Late Bronze Age Cave B3. I-A/2d-2. Conus Beads Although a perforated Conus could be used as a pendant, examples of this shell are usually classified with beads.

70). TJ 1314 (=Sh 59; A83:10/20). Very pale brown (10YR 8/2-7/4), pale red (10R 6/2), white (5YR 8/1). 50 cm. TJ 1833 (=Sh 32; A93:31/104). Very pale brown (10YR 8/2), pale red (10R 6/2), white (5YR 8/1). 10 cm. Chipped. TJ 1859 (=Sh 45; E53:35/73). Very pale brown (10YR 8/2), pale red (10R 6/2), white (5YR 8/1). 40 cm. TJ 2085 (=Sh 61; E53:39/92). Shell reused as polisher, see below. TJ 2148 (=Sh 33; A93:40/143). 5YR 6/4). 30 cm. TJ 2165 (=Sh 37; C27:74/182). Very pale brown (10YR 8/1), white (5YR 8/1).

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