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    Journal of Epigraphy and Rock Drawings (JERD) is an annual periodical published by the Department of Antiquities of Jordan. It is devoted to the study of
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      Journal of Epigraphy and Rock Drawings (JERD) is an annual
      periodical published by the Department of Antiquities of Jordan. It
      is devoted to the study of inscriptions and rock drawings in the
      ancient Near East, especially Jordan and neighboring countries. JERD
      publishes new epigraphic material and studies related to the Journal
      main focus, but also articles in related fields such as archaeology,
      material culture, cuneiform studies, among others.

      At present the editors of JERD are preparing the second issue (2008)
      for publication.

      JERD No 1 (2007) has already appeared. It contains the following
      articles and studies:

      Fawzi Zayadine: A Nabataean Inscription from Southern Jordan with an
      Excursus on the Expedition of Aelius Gallus into Arabia

      Mohammad I. Ababneh: Safaitische Inschriften aus El-
      Hseniyyat/jordanisches Badiyah

      Majeed Khan: Saudi Arabian Rock Art in Universal Context

      Arabic Section

      Fawwaz Hamad Al-Khraysheh: Hunt among Safaitic Arabs before Islam

      Rafi' Al-Harahsheh: Safaitic Inscriptions from the Jordanian Badiyah

      Mohammad Ali Abu Abileh: Ayyubid Foundation Inscription from Ajlun
      Castle

      Hussein Abu Bakr Al-Aidarous: Tomb Stone with an Early Arabic
      Inscription from Al-Kisr in Wadi Hadramout

      Mahmoud Ar-Rousan: Prepositions in Safaitic Inscriptions

      Farouq Ismail: The Hurrians in the Land of Apum during the Early
      Babylonian Period

      The latter study evaluates extensively texts from Tell Leilan in
      northern Syria. In this lengthy article comprising 35 pages Ismail
      focuses on the Kingdom of Apum with a thorough examination of
      textual material from Leilan, but also from other sites. For the
      first time a complete list of Hurrian personal names from Leilan
      texts with commentary and literature is offered (pp. 91-104).

      Chief Editor of JERD: Fawwaz Al-Khraysheh; Editor: Khaled Nashef.
      Contact: k.nashef@...; knashef@...
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