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Petraâ€"The Mountain of Aaron, vol. I The Finnish Archaeological Project in Jordan. Volume I. The Church and the Chapel

ISBN 10: 9516533647 / ISBN 13: 9789516533646
Published by Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters
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The Mountain of Aaron is the first of three final publication reports by the Finnish Jabal Harun Project (FJHP), which excavated an early Christian church and monastic complex between 1997 and 2005 (an additional season in 2007 is briefly mentioned in this volume and its results will appear in future publications). This complex is located on a plateau below the summit of Jabal Harun, a few kilometers from the famous Nabataean city of Petra. Since the first century CE, Jabal Harun has been identified as the location of the death of the Prophet Aaron. This volume focuses on a church and chapel which were discovered at the site, while future volumes will concentrate on a Nabataean cult complex, the monastic/hostel structure, and the archaeological survey of the region. The church and chapel were constructed sometime after the mid-fifth century and remained inhabited until at least the ninth or tenth century. Bookseller Inventory # FIEPETRA

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Title: Petraâ€"The Mountain of Aaron, vol. I The ...

Publisher: Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters

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447 pp. text + 32 pp. color plates + 1 map in back cover pocket).
The present volume is the result of the fieldwork and research of Finnish and foreign scholars and students with the Finnish Jabal Harun Project (FJHP). Between 1997 and 2005, this project was involved in the archaeological excavation of a Byzantine monastic/pilgrimage complex and a survey of the environs of the site. This volume specifically concerns the two most significant and impressive structures at the site - the church and the chapel.

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