University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Suzanne Richard

Excavations at Khirbet Iskander, Jordan

A Glimpse at Settled Life during the "Dark Age" in Palestinian Archaeology

By: Suzanne Richard

The site of Khirbet Iskander lies in central Jordan on the Plateau, just north of the famed biblical Plains of Moab (Fig. 2). Fifty-six kilometers to the north is the capital city of Amman’ Like a majority of Early Bronze (EB) IV settlement sites in ancient Trans-jordan, it is located near a perenĀ­nial stream, the […]