Bronze Age Cities along the Dead Sea

Rast, Walter E.
January 1987
Archaeology;Jan/Feb87, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p42
Discusses the results of archaeological excavations from a Jordanian site on the Dead Sea. Discoveries of cemeteries dating to the early Bronze Age; First people who are known to be active at the site of Bab edh-Dhra; Burials; Collapse of Bab edh-Dhra; Early Bronze III city; Reason why the last settlers of the Early Bronze Age stayed in the southeastern plain until about 2200 B.C.


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