Archaeology

HAURAN II, LES INSTALLATIONS DE SI'8 DU SANCTUAIRE A L'ETABLISSEMENT VITICOLE (TWO VOLUMES).

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Author:

Dentzer-Feydy, Jacqueline/ Jean-Marie Dentzer & Pierre-Marie Blanc (Editors).

Publisher:

Institut Francais d’Archeologie Orientale

Publisher City:

Beirut

Year:

2003

Edition:

First Edition

ISBN:

2912738180

Weight:

2500 g

Dimensions:

28*22

Reference ID:

20993

Quantity:

1

Keyword:

Syrian Antiquities, Pottery, Near  East Excavation, Numismatics, Architecture

Volume I: Text, 332 pp., [10 pp. of Arabic text], 1 folding map, figures, index/ Volume II: Plates, 199 pp., profusely illustrated in b/w photographs, figures, plans of which 2 are folding, 1 errata slip, title printed in French & Arabic. Architects Mikael Kalos and Philippe Tondon. Bibliotheque Archeologique Et Historique, publisher's original wrappers; Set in mint condition. New. BAH 164. 
The present book deals with a small complex of buildings, excavated between 1978 and 1981, located in the vicinty of Qanawat, the ancient city of Canat (h)a, at the hill crowned by the sanctuary of Baalshamin. This installation took place beside a road leading from the city of  Sweida to the villages situated on the Eastern slope of Jabal al-'Arab and to the steppic areas further East. It shows well preserved structures, intended for distinct purposes and related to two different periods of its history.