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Madaba Cultural Heritage

Madaba: Cultural Heritage

$50.00

 

Within this thorough guide, find descriptions and studies of the ancient wonders of Madaba, from its Byzantine cathedral to its acropolis, which contains remains from the Early Bronze Age.

In 1993, Patrica M. Bikai and Thomas A. Dailey, with help from ACOR, undertook an archaeological survey of Madaba: here, their findings are published and analyzed.  They sought to study and preserve the long cultural tradition of Madaba, and to emphasize the importance of this goal to the public.

This well-illustrated volume covers not only the place of Madaba within historical narratives, but also the evidence of occupational history, antiquities, and vernacular architecture through the careful study of surface pottery, survey of archaeological sites, and mapping of ancient Madaba (map included).

Madaba: Cultural Heritage, edited by Patricia M. Bikai and Thomas A. Dailey (1996). Catalogue of the remains from the Early Bronze Age through late Ottoman vernacular houses.

Paperback with 111 pages and over 150 illustrations and a large separate map. An Arabic translation is available upon request at no additional cost.

All proceeds support the ACOR Library.  Price includes international shipping.