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By Meredith S. Chesson

This quantity emerges from a consultation honoring Walter E. Rast and R. Thomas Schaub held throughout the 2003 Annual assembly of the yankee faculties of Oriental study in Atlanta, Georgia and comprises elevated types of some of the papers offered in that consultation. by way of amassing in Atlanta, and via engaging during this quantity, the members honor the careers and scholarly passions of Walt and Tom, whose paintings in southern Levantine archaeology all started within the Nineteen Sixties once they have been younger students operating with Paul Lapp. The breadth and intensity of expertise of the individuals disciplinary and theoretical pursuits displays the shared impression of and esteem for Walt s and Tom s personal scholarly presents as archaeologists, mentors, collaborators, and highbrow innovators. the first disciplinary houses for the students contributing to this quantity surround a vast diversity of tools and methods to studying concerning the prior: anthropological archaeology, close to japanese archaeology, biblical archaeology, and actual anthropology. Their institutional houses contain universities and institutes in Canada, Denmark, Israel, Jordan, Sweden, the uk, and the USA; their theoretical houses contain the broadly-conceived archaeological frameworks of culture-history, processualism, and post-processualism. jointly, those papers mirror the large breadth of impression that Tom s and Walt s scholarly contributions have made to EB studies.

Walt and Tom shared a present that many have benefited from: mild listening, wondering, and pushing for extra refined analyses of Early Bronze Age existence. Their keen engagement of more youthful students, in addition to their involvement with their friends, arises from their commitment to listening good, devoting time to others principles and views, and a beneficiant willingness to provide freely to others out of the wealthy depths in their lifelong scholarly objectives and profound knowing of the Early Bronze Age, archaeology, and lifestyles normally. some of the participants to this quantity have received larger realizing as a result of Walt's and Tom's present of listening, prepared insights, and bottomless enthusiasm for studying extra concerning the previous and the current within the southern Levant. The 18 essays offered listed below are to honor either males for those presents either to the self-discipline of archaeology and to such a lot of folks engaged in that highbrow pastime.

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Levant is that two-thirds of the grain was wheat and one-third was barley (Rosen 1986: 171).  14 In order to feed the town’s chief animals—namely, cattle and caprines—additional land is required. Again, the minimum number for the livestock is calculated. Cattle were, inter alia, used to plough the arable land. 5 ha (approx. 11 acres) of land per year (Rosen 1986: 169). Thus, approximately 70 ox-equivalents are needed to plough 300 ha (750 acres), but the total figure for the bovines was certainly higher (cf.

Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. Van de Mieroop, Marc 2004 A History of the Ancient Near East ca. 3000–323 bc. Oxford: Blackwell. Vaux, R.  395–404 in Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land. Volume II. Edited by E. Stern. London. The Early Bronze Age Societies of Tell Abu al-Kharaz, Central Jordan Valley Peter M. Fischer Introduction Major settlements from the Early, Middle, and Late Bronze Ages and Iron Age were excavated by the team directed by the author in 14 seasons, between 1989 and 2010 (Fischer 2000a; 2000b; 2002; 2006; 2008).

295–314 in Ceramics and Change in the Early Bronze Age of the Southern Levant. Edited by G. Philip and D. Baird. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press. 20 Khaled Douglas Genz, H. 2002 Die frühbronzezeitliche Keramik von Khirbet ez-Zeraqōn, mit Studien zur Chronologie und funktionalen Deutung frühbronzezeitlicher Keramik in der südlichen Levante: Deutsch-jordanische Ausgrabungen in Khirbet ez-Zeraqōn 1984–1994. Endberichte V; Abhandlungen des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 27/2. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

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