Archaeological research in the Petra Valley: preliminary remarks from the excavation at the Corinthian Tomb
Keywords:Medieval Petra, stratigraphic analysis, excavation, Corinthian Tomb, pottery (archaeology)
Archaeological research in the Petra Valley: preliminary remarks from the excavation at the Corinthian Tomb
The Italian Archaeological Mission ‘Medieval Petra’: archaeology of Crusader-Ayyubid Settlement in Transjordan started an archaeological excavation within the site of Petra, in the Corinthian Tombarea, during the 2015 and 2016 campaigns. The main aim was to clarify the presence and the nature of a potential medieval structure whose evidences were identified during the surveys of 2012 and 2013. This brief paper intend sto present some preliminary remarks on the excavation data coming from the stratigraphic analyses and from the ongoing study of the pottery findings related to the context.
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