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Mapping Gerasa: a new and open data map of the site

  • Achim Lichtenberger (a1), Rubina Raja (a2) and David Stott (a3)
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This article presents a new and accurate map of Gerasa/Jerash, an important site located in modern northern Jordan, which displays urban development spread across more than two millennia.

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