Bible Land Expeditions
TRINITY SOUTHWEST UNIVERSITY
THE MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY & BIBLICAL HISTORY
Walk the Biblical World. See through Ancient Eyes. Touch the Face of History. Hear the Stones Cry Out.
24 Jan - 25 Feb 2016
southern Jordan Valley north of the Dead Sea
The Hashemite Kingdon of Jordan
Trinity Southwest University
UNDER THE AUSPICES OF:
The Department of Antiquities, Jordan
DIRECTING FIELD ARCHAEOLOGIST:
Steven Collins, PhD
With daytime temperatures between 60
and 75 degrees F, the digging is delightful!
Part of the TeHEP dig team for
the first half of the 2008 season.
A magnificent view from Mount Nebo taken during one of the TeHEP field trips. Tall el-Hammam lies
just off the photo's right edge, about
8 miles NE of the Dead Sea.
A new trench is opened in Field D exposing important segments of the Iron Age city wall and the Middle Bronze Age earthen-mudbrick
rampart underneath it.
View of a clay-lined storage bin in a Middle
Bronze Age house excavated in Season Two.
is the excavation
Excavating near the doorway of a
monumental building in Field B.
One of many intact to nearly-intact vessels
found at Tall el-Hammam; this piriform
juglet dates to the Middle Bronze Age.
Dr. Collins (center) directing work in Field A.
One of hundreds of ancient dolmens in the
immediate vicinity of Tall el-Hammam. These monuments date to the Early Bronze Age.