Magnetic Survey in the Vicinity of Paneas

Sonia Itkis, Lev Eppelbaum

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Magnetic survey is a rapid, economic and noninvasive method for studying buried near-surface structures at archaeological sites. The effectiveness of prospecting for the study of archaeological sites is based on the magnetic contrast between archaeological targets and the surrounding medium. This difference can be both positive and negative. A new generation of magnetic equipment for field data acquisition and advanced methodology of the analysis of these data offer enhanced possibilities for revealing a broad range of buried archaeological targets: walls, columns, foundations, caves, tunnels, tombs, water pipes, fire facilities (kilns, furnaces, ovens) and other objects (Wynn 1986; Heimmer and De
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPaneas IV: the Aqueduct and the Northern Suburbs
Subtitle of host publicationFrom the 6th century to the mid 7 century
PublisherIsrael Antiquities Authority
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)978-965-406-578-8
ISBN (Print)9789654062305
StatePublished - 2009

Publication series

NameIsrael Antiquities Authority Reports
PublisherIsrael Antiquities Authority


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