Item description for Ancient Ammon (Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East) by Burton MacDonald & Randall W. Younker...
This work is a presentation on a people of Transjordan known to readers of the Bible as a neighbour, and often an enemy, of first millennium B.C. Israel. Topics include a review of archaeological research in Ammon, the emergence of the Ammonites, and Ammonite territory and sites.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 7" Height: 10" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Binding Library Binding
Release Date Dec 1, 1999
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004107622 ISBN13 9789004107625
Availability 0 units.
More About Burton MacDonald & Randall W. Younker
Burton MacDonald is Senior Research Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, NS, Canada. His special interests are the archaeology of Jordan, especially the southern part of the country, within the framework of the prehistory and history of the Ancient Near East and its connection to Old Testament / Hebrew Bible Studies and the Christian Religion. He has conducted archaeological fieldwork in Jordan since 1977 and has been the director of numerous archaeological surveys throughout the region. His latest survey projects include the Tafila-Busayra Archaeological Survey (19992001), the Ayl to Ras an-Naqb Archaeological Survey (2005-2007; currently under preparation for publication), and the Shammakh to Ayl Archaeological Survey (since 2010).