Tag: nabateans

Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans

08/15 | For every tourist who visits the ancient city of Petra in modern day Jordan, there is one breathtaking moment that captures all of the grandeur and mystery of this city   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Edomite Stronghold of Sela

08/12 | In one of the Old Testament’s colder and more brutal episodes, King Amaziah of Judah (c. 801–783 B.C.E.), after having slain nearly 10,000 Edomites in battle near the southern end   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, People in the Bible.

Re-dating Nabatean Farming at Petra

01/03 | Researchers examining dam construction and terrace farming techniques at Petra suggest that the Nabateans began employing these techniques around the first century, rather than the earlier Iron Age chronology hypothesized   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, Daily Life and Practice, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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