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Khirbet al-Batrawy
Publications
Reports
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Books
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Articles

L. Nigro, "Khirbet al-Batrawy", in P.P. Creasman, J.D.M. Green, C. Shelton (eds.), Archaeology in Jordan 2: 2018 and 2019 Seasons, Alexandria VA/Amman 2020, pp. 49-51.

L. Nigro - E. Gallo - R. Gharib - F. Mura - M. Macrì - T. Rinaldi, "An Egyptian green schist palette and an amazonite gemstone from the "Palace of the Copper Axes" at Batrawy, Jordan", in Vicino Oriente XXIV (2020), pp. 1-26.

L. Nigro - D. Montanari - R. Gharib, "Qalet Hamra: a mamluk khan North of Zarqa, Jordan", in Vicino Oriente XXIII (2019), pp. 47-58.

L. Medeghini - L. Nigro, "Khirbat al-Batrawy ceramics: a systematic mineralogical and petrographic study for investigating the material culture", in Periodico di mineralogia 86 (2017), pp. 19-35.

L. Nigro - R. Gharib, "Jamaan at the Pass of Bi''rein. An Iron Age B-C Ammonite Stronghold in Central Jordan ", in Vicino Oriente XX (2016), pp. 59-84.

L. Nigro "Khirbat al-Batrawi 2010-2013: The City Defenses and the Palace of Copper Axes": Studies on the History and Archaeology of Jordan XII: Transparent Borders (Department of Antiquities of Jordan), Amman 2016, pp. 135-154.

L. Medeghini, L. Fabrizi, C. De Vito, S. Mignardi, L. Nigro, E. Gallo, C. Fiaccavento, "The ceramic of the 'Palace of the Copper Axes' (Khirbet al-Batrawy,Jordan): A palatial special production", in Ceramics International 42 (2016), pp. 5952-5962.

L. Nigro, "The Copper Axes Hoard in the Early Bronze IIIb Palace of Batrawy, Jordan", in K. Rosińska-Balik, A. Ochał-Czarnowicz, M. Czarnowicz, J. Dębowska-Ludwin (eds.), Copper and Trade in the South-Eastern Mediterranean: Trade routes of the Near East in Antiquity (BAR IS 2753), Oxford 2015, pp. 77-83.

L. Nigro, "The Copper Routes and the Egyptian Connection in 3rd millennium BC Jordan seen from the caravan city of Khirbet al-Batrawy", in Vicino Oriente XVIII (2014), pp. 39-64.

L. Nigro, "The King's Cup and the Bear Skin. Royal Ostentation in the Early Bronze III "Palace of the Copper Axes" at Khirbet al-Batrawy", in Z. Kafafi - M. Maraqten (eds.), A Pioneer of Arabia. Studies in the Archaeology and Epigraphy of the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula in Honor of Moawiyah Ibrahim (ROSAPAT 10), Rome 2014, pp. 261-270.

C. Fiaccavento, "potters’ wheels from khirbet al-batrawy: a reconsideration of social contexts*", in Vicino Oriente XVII (2013), pp. 75-103.

L. Nigro, "Khirbet al-Batrawy. An Early Bronze Age city at the fringes of the desert", in Syria 90 (2013), pp. 189-209.

L. Nigro, "The City of the Copper Axes: Archaeological Research, Restoration and Training in the Early Bronze Age site of Khirbet al-Batrawy, Jordan", in B. Cassani (ed.), Sapienza in the Mediterranean Region. Agreement on Cultural and Scientific Cooperation: Programs and Projects, Rome 2013, pp. 113-115.

L. Nigro, "Urban origins in the Upper Wādī az-Zarqā' (Jordan): The City of Khirbat al-Batrāwī in the 3rd Millennium BC", in F. al-Hmoud (ed.), Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan XI, Amman 2013, pp. 489-506.

M. Sala, "A Stratified third Millennium BC Pottery Sequence from North-Central Jordan: The EB II-III Repertoire of Khirbat al-Batrāwī", in F. al-Hmoud (ed.), Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan XI, Amman 2013, pp. 585-612.

L. Nigro, "An EB IIIB (2500-2300 BC) gemstones necklace from the Palace of the Copper Axes at Khirbet al-Batrawy, Jordan", in VicinoOriente XVI (2012), pp. 227-243.

L. Nigro, M. Sala, "Preliminary Report on the Seventh (2011) Season of Excavation by "La Sapienza" University of Rome at Khirbat al-Batrāwī (Upper Wādīaz-Zarqā')", in ADAJ 56 (2012), pp. 45-54.

L. Nigro, "Khirbet al-Batrawy", in American Journal of Archaeology 116 (2012), pp. 705-706.

L. Nigro, "Khirbet al-Batrawy: Rise, Flourish and Collapse of an Early Bronze Age City in Jordan", in R. Matthews - J. Curtis (eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. 12 April – 16 April 2010, the British Museum and UCL, London, Wiesbaden 2012, Volume 1, pp. 609-628.

M. Sala, "An EB IVB (2200-2000 BC) farmers' community at Khirbet al-Batrawy (North-Central Jordan)", in R. Matthews - J. Curtis (eds.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. 12 April – 16 April 2010, the British Museum and UCL, London, Wiesbaden 2012, Volume 3, pp. 697-706.

L. Nigro, M. Sala, "Preliminary Report on the Sixth (2010) Season of Excavation by "La Sapienza" University of Rome at Khirbat al-Batrāwī (Upper Wādī az-Zarqā')", in Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 55 (2011), pp. 85-100.

L. Nigro, "Dominating the River: Khirbet al-Batrawy, an EB II-III City in North-Central Jordan", in Syria 88 (2011), pp. 59-74.

L. Nigro, "Khirbet al-Batrawy: a third millennium city in Jordan", in American Journal of Archaeology 114 (2010), pp. 514-516.

L. Nigro, M. Sala, "Preliminary Report of the Fifth Season (2009) of Excavations by the University of Rome "La Sapienza" at Khirbat al-Batrāwī (Upper Wādī az-Zarqā')", in Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 54 (2010), pp. 237-253.

L. Nigro, "Quattro asce di rame dal Palazzo B di Khirbet al-Batrawy (Bronzo Antico IIIb, 2500-2300 a.C.)" in Scienze dell'Antichità 16 (2010), pp. 561-572.

L. Nigro, "Nel palazzo delle asce di rame" in Archeo 304 (Giugno 2010), pp. 42-53.

L. Nigro, "Between the Desert and the Jordan: Early Urbanization in the Upper Wadi az-Zarqa - the EB II-III fortified town of Khirbet al-Batrawy", in P. Matthiae et al. (eds), 6 ICAANE. Proceedings of the 6th International Congress of the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. 5 May – 10 May 2008, "Sapienza", Università di Roma, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz 2010, Vol. 2, pp. 431-458.

L. Nigro, "Khirbat al-Batrawi", in Munjazāt 10 (2009), pp 84-85.

L. Nigro, "Khirbet al-Batrawy: a Case Study of 3rd millennium BC Early Urbanism in North-Central Jordan", in F. al-Khraysheh et al. (eds), Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan X, Amman 2009, pp. 657-677.

L. Nigro, M. Sala, "Preliminary Report on the Fourth Season of Excavation by "La Sapienza" University of Rome at Khirbat al-Batrāwī in Upper Wādī az-Zarqā', 2008" in Annual of the Department of Jordan 53 (2009), pp. 371-384.

L. Nigro, " Una porta sul deserto" in Archeo 298 (Dicembre 2009), pp. 72-81.

L. Nigro, "Khirbat al-Batrāwī", in Munjazāt 9 (2008), pp. 72-74.

L. Nigro, M. Sala, A. Polcaro, "Preliminary Report of the Third Season of Excavations of Rome "La Sapienza" University at Khirbat al-Batrāwī (Upper Wādī az-Zarqā')", inAnnual of the Department of Jordan 52 (2008), pp. 209-230.

L. Nigro, "Preliminary Report of the First Season of Excavations of Rome "La Sapienza" Univesity at Khirbet al-Batrāwī (Upper Wādī az-Zarqā', Jordan)", in J. Córdoba - M. Molist - M. C. Pérez - I. Rubio - S. Martínez (eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East, Madrid 2008, pp. 663-682.

L. Nigro, "Khirbat al-Batrāwī", in Munjazāt 8 (2007), pp. 63-65.

L. Nigro, "Preliminary Report of the Second Season of Excavations by the University of Rome "La Sapienza" at Khirbat al-Batrāwī (Upper Wādī az-Zarqā')", in Annual of the Department of Jordan 51 (2007), pp. 345-360.

L. Nigro, "Nella città fantasma" in Archeo 272 (Ottobre 2007), pp. 44-57.

L. Nigro, "Khirbet al-Batrawy: una città del Bronzo Antico tra il deserto basaltico e la Valle del Giordano" in Scienze dell'Antichità 13 (2006), pp. 663-688.

L. Nigro, "Khirbat al-Batrāwī", in Munjazāt 7 (2006), pp. 57-59.

L. Nigro, "Preliminary Report of the First Season of Excavations by the University of Rome "La Sapienza" at Khirbat al-Batrāwī (Upper Wādī az-Zarqā')", in Annual of the Department of Jordan 50 (2006), pp. 229-248.