An Ancient Road Network and Settlements in the Central ash-Sharah Area in the Hinterland of Petra

Adeeb Al-Salameen, Fawzi Abudanah, Saad Twaissi

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Abstract

This paper presents the archaeological evidence for the existence of an ancient road network in the study area of the Central ash-Sharah area. It presents a detailed description of the route and general characteristics of each road, and its relation with the ancient settlement sites in its proximity and with other ancient roads. The paper discusses also other aspects relevant to the topic such the date of the recorded road network, and the nature of the ancient occupation in the study area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-175
Number of pages21
JournalJordan Journal for History and Archaeology
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Keywords

  • Nabataean
  • Petra
  • ash-Sharah
  • roads
  • settlements

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • History

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