Mohammad Barakat Tarawneh

Mohammad Barakat Tarawneh
Al-Hussein Bin Talal University | AHU · Department of Archaeology

Doctor of Philosophy

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September 2016 - May 2017
Al-Hussein Bin Talal University
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A series of eight dwelling sites were discovered recently in south-eastern Jordan, directly associated with eight mass-hunting structures: desert kites. These associated sites also share a clear chronological framework, as they are all dated to the end of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B. The archaeological material, mostly made up of abundant lithic in...
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This study reports the first radiometric dating applied to kite stone structure in Jordan using rock surface luminescence dating to three rock samples collected from the Jibal al-Gadiwiyt kite structure in the south east of Jordan. The sampling location, part of the kite enclosure, is in the form of a 125-cm-deep hole lined with long slabs at the b...
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The North Shawbak Archaeological Project (NSAP), aims to shed new light on the general occupational history of the northern part of the Shawbak area and anticipates a total of seven years from 2010 until 2017 for the whole research period. The first phase (2010-2012) was devoted to a general survey for building up an archaeological database of the...
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This paper presents a multielement analysis of fifteen Ayyubid-Mamluk glazed pottery sherds for determining the chemical composition in order to study their provenance. The tested fragments in this work belong to the historical site of Udhruh in southern Jordan. The chemical analysis for samples has been carried out by using Synchrotron Radiation X...
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تعرض هذ الورقة أهم نتائج العمل في مشروع مسوحات وحفريات البادية الجنوبية الشرقية في منطقة الثليثوات الجنوبية؛ جنوبي شرقي الجفر، خلال المدة ٢٠١٠-٢٠١٥ .وتشمل نتائج الدراسة مخيمات السكن وزرائب المواشي، ورجوم الدفن على حافة الهضبة والمعالم المعمارية المرافقة لها مثل المنصات الحجرية والغرف المربعة، ومصيدة "الطائرة الورقية" التي اكتشفت ً في منطقة الغضيويا...
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Petra Hinterland Ancient Roads Project (PHARP) preliminary report on the 2011 and 2014 seasons
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This paper presents new evidence, based on systematic fieldwork, concerning the most likely path of the Roman road, the via nova Traiana, in the area between Petra and Ayn al-Qana in southern Jordan. Special attention is given to the work of David Graf, the most recent fieldwork study, prior to the present investigation, dealing with the same issue...
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Listed as a World Heritage Site since 1985, the city of Petra is well regarded as the most important attraction in Jordan that is internationally recognized for its rare archaeological remains, monuments and façades that date back to Nabataean times. This paper presents an inter-disciplinary approach, which is co-constructed by an academic archaeol...
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Although kite structures are known from several areas of the southern Levant and the Near East (e.g. Sinai, Negev, Syria, Saudi Arabia), their distribution in Jordan was thought to be restricted to the north-eastern basalt harra landscape. From the point of view of arid peripheries settlement dynamics, the gap left in southern and south-eastern Jor...
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This paper presents and discusses the archaeological evidence for Ancient rock art and Thamudic inscriptions from a site in al-Rajif south of Petra in southern Jordan. The site is a large sandstone called Umm Qraieh “Mother of reading” by the local people in the village of al-Rajif. Human and animal figures, inscriptions, footprints and other symbo...
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Exploration undertaken in Al-Thulaythuwat/Jabal Kabd area, in the framework of the south-eastern Badia Archaeological Project, identified an extensive funerary phenomenon dating back to either, the Late Neolithic, or a transitional Late Neolithic/Early Chalcolithic phase. Excavation of a small but representative sample of burial structures, along w...
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By the Late Neolithic-Early Chalcolithic period, specialized pastoral-nomadism became the dominant way of life in the desert regions of the southern Levant, but it was almost absent from north-eastern Jordan and south-eastern Syria. This shift from the north-eastern steppe to the central-eastern and south-eastern steppe/desert may be because the ma...
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Survey work was carried out in the region of Mushash Hudruj near the Jordanian- Saudi borders in 2004, 2005 and 2009. The finds of this project include a north Arabian inscription, a cairn, an animal trap, stone circles, flint mines and water harvesting systems. These features demonstrate that this region was utilized by pastoral nomads who depende...

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