Journal article

Bab adh-Dhra’ Tomb A 72 South, Jordan: Object Biography and Object-Based Learning

Andrew Jamieson, Gemma Lee

Ancient Near Eastern Studies | Peeters Publishers | Published : 2020


In 1978 the University of Melbourne acquired 44 pots from Tomb A 72 South at Bab adh-Dhra', Jordan, excavated by Paul Lapp in 1965. In response to archaeological collection management concerns, Nancy Lapp, in consultation with the Jordanian Department of Antiquities, had innovatively proposed that the tomb groups from the original Lapp excavations be distributed to interested American Schools of Oriental Research member institutions for the purposes of display and education. The University of Melbourne was one of 24 institutions to receive material from Bab adh-Dhra'. This paper discusses the biography of the objects from Tomb A 72 South. It begins at the start of the Early Bronze Age in Jor..

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