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Hesban 10: The Necropolis of Hesban
A Typology of Tombs
by S. Douglas Waterhouse
$ 45.99

This volume provides thorough description and classification of the tombs found near Hesban and excavated by the Heshbon Expedition. Careful analysis and interesting bio-cultural interpretation of the skeletal remains found in the tombs is provided by Anne L. Grauer and George J. Armelagos.

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Contents

    Foreword by Randall W. Younker
    Preface by Řystein S. LaBianca and Lawrence T. Geraty
    Chapter 1: A Preview of Tomb Types in the Roman and Byzantine Cemeteries of Hesban by S. Douglas Waterhouse
    Chapter 2: Tomb Type I: Chamber Tombs with Loculi Radiating from the Chamber by S. Douglas Waterhouse
    Chapter 3: Tomb Type II: Horizontal Shaft Tombs Ending in a Single Loculus or Chamber by S. Douglas Waterhouse
    Chapter 4: Tomb Type III: Chamber Tombs with Adjoining Arching Alcoves (Arcosolia) Containing Sunken or Trough Graves by S. Douglas Waterhouse
    Chapter 5: Tomb Type IV: Chamber Tombs with Both Loculi and Arcosolia by S. Douglas Waterhouse
    Chapter 6: Tomb Type V: Vertical Shaft Tombs Having a Rectangular Shape by S. Douglas Waterhouse
    Chapter 7: Tomb Type VI: Natural Caves Used as Burial Sites by S. Douglas Waterhouse
    Chapter 8: Skeletal Biology of Hesban: A Biocultural Interpretation by Anne L. Grauer and George J. Armelagos
    Chapter 9: Comparative Roman-Byzantine Tombs in Transjordan by Howard P. Krug
    Appendix A: Miscellaneous Tomb Probes by Howard P. Krug
    Appendix B: Objects List by Howard P. Krug
    References
    Index by Philip R. Drey

 
1998 | 221 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-943872-23-0
$ 45.99

 

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