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Dr. Jennifer Ramsay (Anthropology) Contributes to Three Recently Published Collaborative Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles.

Dr. Ramsay has contributed her research related to ancient plant remains to three recently published articles from Israel and Jordan.

8,000 year old fig seed from the Black Desert in Jordan

Dr. Jennifer Ramsay contributes research to three recently published peer-reviewed articles. One article is related to Excavations at Huqoq in Israel’s eastern Lower Galilee that is bringing to light a Late Roman synagogue, that has amazing mosaics that have been featured in National Geographic as well as many other popular magazines (see link). Another is related to pigeon-raising and sustainable agriculture at the fringe of the Negev desert in Israel (see link) and the third examines a complex of late Neolithic Buildings in the Black Desert of Jordan.

Magness, J., Kisilevitz, S., Grey, M., Mizzi, D., Schindler, D., Wells, M., Britt, K., Boustan, R., O’Connell, S., Hubbard, E., George, J., Ramsay, J., Boaretto, E. and M. Chazan. 2018. The Huqoq Excavation Project: 2014–2017 Interim Report. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research (BASOR) 380: 61–131.

G. Rollefson, Y. Rowan, A. Wasse, M. Kersel, A.C. Hill, B. Lorentzen, J. Ramsay and M. Jones. 2018. Excavations of structure w-80, a complex late Neolithic building at wisad pools, black desert. Annals of the Department of Archaeology in Jordan 59: 531-544.

Tepper, Y., Weissbrod, L., Fried, T, Marom, N., Ramsay, J. Weinstein-Evron, M., Aharonovich, S., Liphschitz, N., Farhi, Y., Yan, X., Boaretto E. & Bar-Oz, G. 2018. Pigeon-raising and sustainable agriculture at the fringe of the desert: a view from the Byzantine village of Sa‘adon, Negev, Israel. Levant 50 (3): 1-23.

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submitted: Thu, Dec 13, 2018 by jramsay
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