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Khirbet al-Batrawy
Publications
Reports
Articles

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

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.

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.