Geophysical Survey of Petra Upper Market Area (المسح الجيوفيزيائي لسوق البترا العلوي)

The survey employed electromagnetic induction (EM), ground-penetrating radar (GPR), magnetic gradiometry, and surface mapping (topo).

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Author Thomas M. Urban
Maintainer Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University Box 1837 / 60 George Street Providence, RI 02912
Last Updated September 22, 2020, 20:11 (BST)
Created November 19, 2019, 09:14 (GMT)
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Project principal and co-investigators

Susan E. Alcock

Christopher A. Tuttle

Project team

Thomas M. Urban

Project start date 2010-01-01
Project end date 2011-12-01
Project status Completed
Project funder

The Curtis T. and Mary G. Brennan Foundation, the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University, the Department of Antiquities, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and the Weidenfeld Research Fellowship.

Citation information

Urban, T.M., Alcock S.E. and Tuttle C.A. 2012, Virtual discoveries at a wonder of the world: geophysical investigations and ancient plumbing at Petra, Jordan, Antiquity 86, 331.

Time Periods Roman, Nabataean
Data type Scientific and statistical data formats