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General Bibliography

Bikai, Pierre M. 1996. “Petra Church Project, Petra Papyri.Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 40: 487–489.

Bikai, Patricia M. 2002. “The Churches of Byzantine Petra.Near Eastern Archaeology 65 (4): 271–276.

Fiema, Z. T. 2003. “The Byzantine Church in Petra.” In Petra Rediscovered: The Lost City of the Nabataeans, edited by G. Markoe, 238–249. New York : Harry N. Abrams in association with the Cincinnati Art Museum .

Fiema, Z. T. 2007. “Storing in the Church: Artefacts in Room I of the Petra Church.” In Objects in Context, Objects in Use. Late Antiquity Archaeology, Volume 5, edited by L. Lavan, E. Swift, and T. Putzeys, 607–623. Leiden: Brill.

Fiema, Z. T., C. Kannelopoulos, T. Waliszewski, and R. Schick. 2001. The Petra Church. Amman: ACOR.  

Marii, F. and M. O’Hea.2013. “A New Approach to Church Liturgy in Byzantine Arabia / Palestinia Tertia: Chemical Analysis of Glass from the Petra Church and Dayr ‘Ayn ‘Abāṭa Monastery.Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan 11: 319–326.

The Petra Papyri

Frösén, J., A. Arjava, and M. Lehtinen. (eds.). 2002. The Petra Papyri I.  Amman: ACOR. 

Koenen, L., J. Kaimio, M. Kaimio, M. and R. W. Danie (eds.). 2003. The Petra Papyri II. Amman: ACOR . 

Arjava, A., M. Buchholz, and T. Gagos. (eds.). 2007. The Petra Papyri III. Amman: ACOR. 

Arjava, A., M. Buchholz, T. Gagos, M. and Kaimio. (eds.). 2011. The Petra Papyri IV. Amman: ACOR . 

Arjava, A., J. Frösén, and J. Kaimio (eds.). 2018. The Petra Papyri V. Amman: ACOR .

Conservation (also see appendix III in Fiema et al. 2001)

Porter, B. A. 2011. “The Petra Church Revisited.” ACOR Newsletter 23.2: 1–5

Roby, T. 1995. “Site Conservation During Excavations: Treatment of Masonry, Wall Plaster and Floor Mosaic Remains of Byzantine Church in Petra Jordan.” Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites 1 (1): 43–57.

Online Lectures

Al Ghul, O. 2019.  “The Petra Papyri: A City’s Diary from the 6th century CE.” ACOR public lecture (in Arabic), 24 September 2018.

Porter, B.A., Frösén, J. and Arjava, A. 2018. “An Evening of Presentation to Celebrate the Petra Papyri Final Publication.” ACOR public lecture, 1:10:30, 16 October 2018.

See also:
1. The Petra Church (introduction), 2. Excavations, 3. Petra Church Mosaics, 4. The Petra Papyri, 5. Petra Church Conservation

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