Petra Great Temple, Vol. 2, Now Available
The Brown Bookstore is now carrying Professor Emerita Martha Sharp Joukowsky's second volume on the Great Temple Excavation at Petra, Jordan. The text is 438 pages, with over 600 photos, iluustrations, and site drawings. It includes a precis of selected major structures at Petra. The cost is $100.00, plus applicable taxes. (May 2009)
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The first volume of the Petra Great Temple Publication Series covers the first five years of Brown University archaeological explorations at the Great Temple of Petra Jordan. Chapter 1 covers the history of Petra and the Nabataeans, Chapter 2 is devoted to the five years of excavation discoveries and the methodologies employed; Chapter 3 covers the geological and botanical evidence, Chapter 4 the canalization system and ground-penetrating radar results, Chapter 5 is a discussion of the Temple precinct architecture and sculpture, Chapter 6 is the presentation of the artifacts and their databases as well as the Catalog, Chapter 7 presents the results of the neutron-activation of the pottery, and Chapter 8 is a discussion of the inscriptional evidence. A complete index, 400 figures and over 30 color plates.
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