Tag: nabateans

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.

Exposing Petra’s North Ridge

10/31 | This summer, NC State and East Carolina University began a new excavation on Petra’s North Ridge, exposing evidence from shaft tombs, domestic structures and new evidence of the city wall.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, News.

Solving the Enigma of Petra and the Nabataeans

08/08 | 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.

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