Department of Near Eastern Studies
Locating Middle Islamic Dhiban on the Mamluk imperial periphery
- Author(s): Porter, Benjamin W.
- et al.
This article is a brief preliminary report on the Dhiban Excavation and Development Project's research on the Middle Islamic settlement. The article describes architecture, artifacts, coins, and the results of radiocarbon testing of organic remains to determine the site's settlement history. The article discusses Dhiban's role in the Mamluk empire's economic management of the Levant.