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By Burton MacDonald, Randall W. Younker

This paintings is a presentation on a humans of Transjordan recognized to readers of the Bible as a neighbour, and sometimes an enemy, of first millennium B.C. Israel. subject matters comprise a overview of archaeological learn in Ammon, the emergence of the Ammonites, and Ammonite territory and websites.

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1958 'Ammonitische Grcnzfcstungcn zwischen wadi n·si, und na'ur. ,(eitschrift des DeutsCWI Paliislina-Vereins 74: 55 64. Glueck, N. 1934 Explorations in Eastem PaleJtine I. Annllal d Ihe American Schools rif Orimlal ReseaTch 14: 81 83. Philadelphia: American Schools of Oriental Research, 1937 Explorations in thc Land of Ammon. i Oriental Research 68: 13 21. 1939 Expwratians ill Eastern PalMtine III. Allllual iif" the Amnican Schools rif Oriental Research 18 19. Ncw Haven: American Schools of Oriental Rescarch.

Ille &/)(Irlmmt f!! Allliqllitiis f!! Jordan 17: 23 36, 1974 Seco nd Season of Excavation at Sahab, 1973. Allllllal f!! Ihl Department f!! Jordal/ 19: 55 61; 187 98. 1975 Third Sea50n of Excavations ,It Sahab, 1975. AlIlIlIal rif Ilu Dep(lrtl1ltnt rif AlltiquitilS f!! Jordan 20: 69 82; 169 78. G. 19B8 Ammall: A B,u! Guide to the Alltiquilies. Amman: Al Klilba. King, Pj. 19B3 Amenca1/ Archaeology ill tIle Mideasl: A /listory rif Ihe Amen'roll SdlOofs rif Ontntal Research. Philadelphia: The American Schools of Oriental Research.

19B4 Objectives, Procedures and Findings of Ethnoarchaeological Research in thc Vicinity of Hesban in J ordan. Amwal f!! Illr Depllrhlltlll f!! 7ordall 28: 269 88. ~ 1. 1956 A lIis/ary rif /he AlI1molli~s. Baltimore, M D: Unpublished Ph. D. Dissertation, J ohns Hopkins University. 1961 T he J\·laterial Civilization of the Ammonites. Bibllro{ Archatologis/ 24/3: 66 86. , and McQuitty, A. 19B4 Khirbct Sa1ameh. Allllllal rif Ille DrpaT/mtnl rif Ailliqllilirs rif Jordall 28: 295. 19B7 T he Sile of Khi rbet Salameh.

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