By jose m guarch
Arqueología de Cuba: Métodos y sistemas recoge una serie de trabajos de investigación realizados por el destacado arqueólogo J. M. Guarch. El mismo sustenta sus tesis científicas acerca de los problemas arqueológicos de forma amena y clara, invitando al lector a analizarlas desde un punto de vista nuevo, que abre las puertas a los angeles polémica fructífera. Analiza los últimos aspectos estudiados en el mundo relacionados con esta temática y plantea sistemáticas propias, aplicadas en su trabajo genuine. El presente volumen está bellamente ilustrado con pictografías que muestran los resultados de esta investigación.
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The transitional seasons are characterized by two important phenomena, desert storms and the sirocco (Baly 1974: 51) which Arabs refer to as khamsin. Climatologists such as Emberger, Koppen, and Thornthwaite divide Jordan into diverse climatic regions (Anonymous 1984: ix–x, 129–32). It 30 / “East of the Jordan” Table 1: Mean Monthly Temperature in °C. From “Climatic Atlas of Jordan,” Meteorological Department, Jordan’s Ministry of Transport, 1971 (Ahmad 1989: 8). Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Rift Valley 14 14–16 16–2 20–24 26–28 28–32 30–32 30–32 28–30 26 20–22 14–16 Uplands 4–8 4–8 8–10 12–14 14–20 18–22 20–24 20–24 24–28 16–20 12–14 6–10 Eastern Deserts 10 10–12 12–14 16–18 20–26 22–28 26–30 26–30 18–22 20–22 16–18 10–12 Table 2: Precipitation in mcm.
The limestone plateau of the Central Desert Areas of East Jordan ends southwest of the Al-Jafr Depression at the Escarpment of Ras an-Naqb. This escarpment reaches altitudes of about 1,700 m above sea level at Jabal Darb al-Haj, approximately 40 km southwest of Ma'an. From there it continues southeastward with a gradual fall in elevation across the village of Ras an-Naqb towards Hitiya where the elevation of the escarpment is about 1000 m. It can be traced farther towards the east and then towards the eastnortheast for about 60 km (Bender 1974: 9).
40) in biblical periods. NOTES 1 The modern name for these rivers/wadis is followed by the biblical name (see the following chapters). Many of these wadis change names throughout their course. The names used here generally come from what the wadi is called at its western extremity as indicated on “The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Archaeological Maps)” (Scale 1:250,000) (Jordan National Geographic Centre and the Directorate of Military Survey with the cooperation of the Department of Antiquities, 1978–1982).