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DAAHL Site Record for Lejjun:

DAAHL SITE #: 353100514
SIZE: 46000
ELEVATION: 693
SITE NAME: Lejjun
LATITUDE: 31.23790
LONGITUDE: 35.86830
NOTES: Elevation from Google Elevation Service.

Alternate Site Names:
MNEMONIC ARTICLE SITE NAME
BETTHORUS
LEGIO


Site Components:
PERIOD FEATURE TYPE SIZE (ha) DESCRIPTION
Iron Age Sherd / Flint Scatter 0
Nabatean Sherd / Flint Scatter 0
Early Roman Sherd / Flint Scatter 0
Late Roman Sherd / Flint Scatter 0
Late Roman Castrum 0
Early Byzantine Sherd / Flint Scatter 0
Early Byzantine Fortress / Fortification 0
Early Byzantine Church / Chapel 0
Late Byzantine Sherd / Flint Scatter 0
Late Byzantine Fortress / Fortification 0
Islamic Grave 0
Umayyad Sherd / Flint Scatter 0
Umayyad Fortress / Fortification 0
Mamluk Sherd / Flint Scatter 0
Late Ottoman Mill / Millstone 0


Condition Report: 1992-12-20
OVERALL CONDITION: Good
OVERALL RATING: Preservation Recommended
CUMULATIVE RISK: Unknown / Not Noted
SEVERITY OF RISK: Unknown
NOTES: Nabataean coin.
DATE VISITED: 1992-12-20
DATE ENTERED: 1992-12-20
Threats in this Condition Report:
THREAT: Road or Highway (construction)
THREAT SEVERITY: Little or no damage
THREAT: Quarrying
THREAT SEVERITY: Little or no damage
THREAT: Cultivation
THREAT SEVERITY: Little or no damage
THREAT: Erosion - General
THREAT SEVERITY: Significant damage
THREAT: Construction - General
THREAT SEVERITY: Little or no damage
THREAT: Water Control Facility / Structure (operation)
THREAT SEVERITY: Little or no damage
THREAT: Other Development
THREAT SEVERITY: Significant damage
THREAT: Other Human Impacts - Other
THREAT SEVERITY: Little or no damage

Disturbances in this Condition Report:
DISTURBANCE: Archaeological Excavation
RISK: Unknown / Not Noted
TIMING: Unknown
DISTURBANCE: Modern Tombs/Cemetery
RISK: Unknown / Not Noted
TIMING: Unknown
DISTURBANCE: Reuse of Ancient Masonry
RISK: Unknown / Not Noted
TIMING: Unknown

 
References:
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TITLE: The Photogrammetric Survey of the Citadel of Amman and other Archaeological Sites in Jordan
SERIAL NAME: ADAJ 24,p.111-119,pls.64-78.
REFERENCE: BLISS F.J.1895a
TITLE: Narrative of an Expedition to Moab and Gilead in March, 1895
SERIAL NAME: PEFQS 27,p.203-235,17 figs.
REFERENCE: BRUENNOW R. & VON DOMASZEWSKI A.1904
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REFERENCE: BURCKHARDT J.L.1822
TITLE: Travels in Syria and the Holy Land, 1812 , London.
REFERENCE: DOUGHTY C.M.1888
TITLE: Travels in Arabia Deserta, 2 vols. , Cambridge.
REFERENCE: GLUECK N.1933a
TITLE: Explorations in Eastern Palestine I , Philadelphia. (ASOR 14 =EEP 1)
REFERENCE: HADIDI A.1981
TITLE: Archaeological Work of the Department of Antiquities
SERIAL NAME: ADAJ 25,p.15-42,6 pls. (Arabic)
REFERENCE: HORNSTEIN C.A.1898
TITLE: A Visit to Kerak and Petra
SERIAL NAME: PEFQS 30,p.94-103,3 figs.,8 pls.
REFERENCE: MAYER L.A.1935
TITLE: A Hoard of Umayyad Dinars from el-Lajjun
SERIAL NAME: QDAP 4,p.100-102.
REFERENCE: MILLER J.M.1979a
TITLE: Archaeological Survey South of Wadi Mujib : Glueck's Sites revisited
SERIAL NAME: ADAJ 23,p.79-92,1 map.
REFERENCE: MUSIL A.1908
TITLE: Arabia Petraea. I: Moab, II: Edom. Topographischer Reisebericht, Wien.
REFERENCE: PARKER S.T. & LANDER J.1982
TITLE: Legio IV Martia and the Legionary Camp at el-Lejjun
SERIAL NAME: Byzantinische Forschungen 8,p.185-210,pls.15-24.
REFERENCE: PARKER S.T.1976
TITLE: Archaeological Survey of the "Limes Arabicus" : A Preliminary Report
SERIAL NAME: ADAJ 21,p.19-31,figs.1-3.
REFERENCE: PARKER S.T.1981a
TITLE: The Central Limes Arabicus Project : The 1980 Campaign
SERIAL NAME: ADAJ 25,p.171-178,figs.1-4.
REFERENCE: PARKER S.T.1983
TITLE: The Central Limes Arabicus Project : The 1982 Campaign
SERIAL NAME: ADAJ 27,p.213-230,figs.1-7.
REFERENCE: SEETZEN U.J.1859
TITLE: Reisen durch Syrien, Palastina, Phonicien, die Transjordan-Lander, Arabia Petraea und Unter-Aegypten , Berlin.
REFERENCE: VINCENT L.H.1898
TITLE: Chronique : Notes de voyage
SERIAL NAME: RB 7,p.424-451,15 figs.