TITLE

Exploring the Roman Frontier in Jordan

AUTHOR(S)
Parker, S. Thomas
PUB. DATE
September 1984
SOURCE
Archaeology;Sep/Oct84, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on archaeological excavations at el-Lejjun, a major garrison fortress located east of the Dead Sea in Jordan. Border policies during the late Empire when Rome was struggling to maintain imperial control; Evidence recovered from the excavations on the design of the fortress; Indication of the demolition of the original barracks.
ACCESSION #
10733105

 

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