Publications

2018

Barfod, G. L., Freestone, I. C., Lichtenberger, A., Raja, R. & Schwarzer, H. (2018). "Geochemistry of Byzantine and Early Islamic glass from Jerash, Jordan: Typology, recycling, and provenance", Geoarchaeology 2018, 1-18. 

Birch, T. & Orfanou, V. (2018). "Small change in big cities: Charachterising the development of everyday coinage in Jerash", in: Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.), Urban network evolutions: Towards a high-definition archaeology, Aarhus, 117-123.  

Jørgensen, C. S. L. (2018). "Archaeoseismology in Jerash: Understanding urban dynamics through catastrophic events", in: Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.), Urban network evolutions: Towards a high-definition archaeology, Aarhus, 153-158.   

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, Rubina (2018). "Urban networks and dynamics seen through urban peripheries: The case of Gerasa on the golden river", in: Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.), Urban network evolutions: Towards a high-definition archaeology, Aarhus, 101-107.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2018). "River archaeology and urban resilience in Jerash", in: Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.), Urban network evolutions: Towards a high-definition archaeology, Aarhus, 125-130.

Mortensen, E. (2018). "Travellers and early urban archaeology in the Levant: The case of Jerash", in: Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.), Urban network evolutions: Towards a high-definition archaeology, Aarhus, 147-152.  

Peterson, A. (2018). "Medieval Jerash: Investigating the pottery of a Middle Islamic hamlet in the Northwest Quarter", in: Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.), Urban network evolutions: Towards a high-definition archaeology, Aarhus, 139-146.  

Romanowska, I., Brughmans, T., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2018). "Urban networks seen through ceramics: Formal modelling approaches to pottery distribution in Jerash", in: Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.), Urban network evolutions: Towards a high-definition archaeology, Aarhus, 131-137.  

Stott, D., Kristiansen, S. M., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2018). "Mapping an ancient city with a century of remotely sensed data", PNAS 2018.  

Thomsen, K. D. (2018). "Mortar and plaster production in Jerash: Changing perspective from macro to micro", in: Raja, R. & Sindbæk, S. M. (eds.), Urban network evolutions: Towards a high-definition archaeology, Aarhus, 109-115.  

2017

Alexaki, I. (2017). ”Modelling ancient Gerasa in three dimensions”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 47–52.

Alexaki, I. (2017). ”Det antikke Gerasa – modelleret i 3D”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 47–52.

Bangsgaard, P., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Animal bones from the North-West Quarter”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 107–114.

Bangsgaard, P., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Dyreknogler fra Nordvest-kvarteret”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 107–114.  

Barfod, G. H. (2017). ”“Recycling, reuse and reduce”: glass in ancient Gerasa”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 115–120.

Barfod, G. H. (2017). ”Genbrug af glas i det antikke Gerasa”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 115–120.  

Csitneki, D. (2017). ”Jerash Bowls: Fine tableware from Jerash”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 99–106.

Csitneki, D. (2017). ”Jerash-skåle: Fornemt service fra antikkens Gerasa”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 99–106.

Egelund, L. & Pedersen, M. N. (2017). ”A day on the dig”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 21–26.

Egelund, L. & Pedersen, M. N. (2017). ”En dag i felten”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 21–26.

Gordon, R., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). "A new inscribed amulet from Gerasa (Jerash)", Syria 94, 297-306.  

Holdridge, G., Kristiansen, S. M., Lichtenberger A., Raja, R. & Simpson, I. (2017). ”City and wadi: Exploring the environs of Jerash”, Antiquity 91, 358, 1–6. 

Kalaitzoglou, G. (2017). "Excavating Jerash: archaeological aims, methods and techniques", in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: from the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 33-40.

Kalaitzoglou, G. (2017). "Udgravningen af Jerash: arkæologiske målsætninger, metoder og teknikker", in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 33-40.

Kalaitzoglou, G., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2014). ”The Danish-German Jerash North-West Quarter Project 2013: Preliminary Field Report”, Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 58, 11–37. 

Kalaitzoglou, G., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2014). ”Ausgrabungen im Nordwestvirtel von Gerasa (Jordanien)”, Jahresbericht des Instituts für Archäologische Wissenschaften für das Akademische Jahr 2015–2016, Bochum, 85–90.

Kristensen, S. B. (2017). ”Cooking up culture: production traditions in Late Roman-Byzantine locally produced cooking ware”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 75–82.

Kristensen, S. B. (2017). ”Kultur i køkkenet: Traditionelle produktionstekniker for lokalt køkkentøj fra senromersk-byzantinsk tid”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 75–82.

Kristiansen, S. M., Holdridge, G. A. & Simpson, I. A. (2017). ”Reading the book of nature in Jerash: The soil archives”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 53–58.

Kristiansen, S. M., Holdridge, G. A. & Simpson, I. (2017). ”Et kapitel om Jerash fra naturens store bog: Jordbunden som arkiv”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 53–58. 

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.) (2017). Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus. 

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.) (2017). Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Editors’ preface”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 3.  

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Redaktørenes forord”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 3. 

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Urban archaeology and the understanding of the past: Antiochia on the Chrysorrhoas, also called Gerasa”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 9–20.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Urban arkæologi og et blik ind i fortiden: Antiochia-ved-Chrysorrhoas-også-kaldet-Gerasa”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 9–20.   

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Water management in the North-West Quarter of Gerasa/Jerash”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 121–130.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Vandforvaltning i Nordvest-kvarteret i Jerash”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 121–130.  

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”New research in the Northwest Quarter of Jerash and its impact on Roman Gerasa”, Abstract from the conference: Regional Networks: Technological Transfers? Production and Consumption Patterns in Roman Pottery of the Decapolis, The Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 March 2017. 

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Mosaicists at work: The organisation of mosaic production in Early Islamic Jerash”, Antiquity 91, 358, 998–1010. 

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2017). ”Archaeological research in Jerash and the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project 2011–2016”, Abstract from the conference: The Archaeology and History of Jerash. 110 Years of Excavations, The Royal Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2–3 March 2017. 

Lichtenberger, A., Raja, R. & Sørensen, A. H. (2014). ”The Danish-German Jarash Northwest Quarter Project 2013 Preliminary Registration Report”, Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 58, 39–103.  

Lichtenberger, A., Raja, R., Eger, C., Kalaitzoglou, G. & Højen Sørensen, A. (2017). ”A newly excavated private house in Jerash: Reconsidering aspects of continuity and change in material culture from the Late Antiquity to the early Islamic period”, Antiquité Tardive 24, 317–359.   

Mortensen, E. (2017). ”Archive archaeology: Rediscovering Jerash in the digital archives”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 27–32.

Mortensen, E. (2017). ”Arkæologi i arkiverne: Den digitale genopdagelse af Jerash”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 27–32.  

Möller, H. (2017). ”Ceramics in context: Interpreting life through pottery”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 59–66.

Möller, H. (2017). ”Keramik i kontekst: Fortolkning af liv gennem keramik”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 59–66. 

Peterson, A. (2017). ”Medieval pottery from Jerash: The Middle Islamic settlement”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 67–74.

Peterson, A. (2017). ”Middelalderkeramik fra Jerash: Den mellemislamiske bosættelse”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 67–74. 

Raja, R. (2017). ”New archaeological research in ancient Gerasa (Jerash): The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project”, Abstract from the conference: 118th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 5–8 January 2017. 

Raja, R. (2017). ”Zeus Olympios, Hadrian and the Jews of Antiochia-on-the-Chrysorrhoas-formerly-called-Gerasa”, in: Minchin, E. & Wade, J. (eds.), Festschrift for Graeme Clarke: Studies in Mediterranean Archaeology, Uppsala, 171–185. 

Raja, R. (2017). "High-definition narratives in grand-narrative regions: The case of the Decapolis city Gerasa", Abstract from the conference: High Definition Narratives, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 15 November 2017.

Raja, R. & Lichtenberger, A. (2017). "Outline", abstract from the workshop: Specialist workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Raja, R. & Lichtenberger, A. (2017). "Ceramics in Context", abstract from the workshop: Specialist workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Raja, R. & Lichtenberger, A. (2017). "The Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project", abstract from the workshop: Specialist workshop for the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 11 October 2017.

Raja, R. & Lichtenberger, A. (2017). "Ceramics from the Northern Quarter in Jerash: Narratives and numbers", abstract from the conference: Cilician Wine, African Plates, Italian Cooking, UrbNet, Aarhus, Denmark, 12 October 2017.  

Stott, D. & Kristiansen, S. M. (2017). ”Mapping ancient Gerasa with remote sensing”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 41–46.

Stott, D. & Kristiansen, S. M. (2017). ”Oldtidens Gerasa kortlagt fra luften”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 41–46.

Thomsen, K. (2017). ”Gerasa: Mortar matters”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 83–88.

Thomsen, K. (2017). ”Mørtelstudier i Gerasa”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 83–88.

Wootton, W. T. (2017). ”Mosaics from the North-West Quarter of Jerash”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: From the Urban Periphery, Aarhus, 89–98.

Wootton, W. T. (2017). ”Mosaikker fra Nordvest-kvarteret i Jerash”, in: Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (eds.), Gerasa/Jerash: Fra den Urbane Periferi, Aarhus, 89–98.

2016

Haensch, R., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2016). ”Christen, Juden und Soldaten im Gerasa des 6. Jahrhunderts”, Chiron 46, 177–204.

Kalaitzoglou, G., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2016). ”Ausgrabungen im Nordwestviertel von Gerasa (Jordanien)”, in: Berns, C., Müller-Kissing, M. & Stöllner, T. (eds.), Jahresbericht des Instituts für Archäologische Wissenschaften für das akademische Jahr 2014–2015, Bochum, 89–94. 

Larsen, J. M., Lichtenberger, A., Raja, R. & Gordon, R.L. (2016). ”An Umayyad period magical amulet from a domestic context in Jerash, Jordan”, Syria 93, 369–386.   

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2016). ”Living with and on the river-side: The example of Roman Antiochia-on-the-Chrysorrhoas-formerly-called-Gerasa”, in: Madsen, J. K., Andersen, N. O. & Thuesen, I. (eds.), Water of Life: Festschrift for Peder Mortensen. Proceedings of the Danish Institute in Damascus 11, Copenhagen, 98–117.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2016). ”The Danish-German North-West Quarter Project at Jarash: Results from the 2011-2013 Seasons”, Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan XII: Transparent Borders 7, 173–188.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2016). "Byzantine and Umayyad Gerasa. Results and findings from the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project",  Abstract from the conference: Conspicuous productions: Gerasa’s pottery finds from Byzantine to Umayyad times in Context, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Danmark, 12 October 2016.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2016). "Jerash in the Middle Islamic period. Connecting texts and archaeology through new evidence from the Northwest Quarter", Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Veriens 132, 63-81.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2016). "Biographies of cities and rivers. The case of the golden river at Gerasa in the Decapolis (Jordan)", Abstract from the conference: Biographies of Place, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 19 January 2016.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2016), Jarash Northwest Quarter Project", American Journal of Archaeology 120:4, 643.  

Raja, R. (2016). "Middle Islamic Jerash: New evidence and perspectives", Abstract from the conference: Mamluk Pottery: Material Culture and History in the Middle Islamic Period, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, 13 June 2016.

2015

Barfod, G.H., Larsen, J.M., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2015). "Revealing text in a complexly rolled silver scroll from Jerash with computed tomography and advanced imaging software", Nature Scientific Reports 5 (Article number: 17765), 1-10.

Kalaitzoglou, G., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2015). ”Ausgrabungen im Nordwestviertel von Gerasa”, in: Berns, C., Müller-Kissing, M. & Stöllner, T. (eds.), Jahresbericht des Instituts für Archäologische Wissenschaften für das Akademische Jahr 2013–2014, Bochum, 71–75.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2015). ”An architectural block with altar-iconography from the North-west Quarter of Jerash”, Levant 47, 1, 112–130. 

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2015). "New archaeological research in the Northwest Quarter of Jerash and its implications for the urban development of Roman Gerasa”, American Journal of Archaeology 119, 4, 483–500.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2015). ”Intentional cooking pot deposits in Late Roman Jerash (Northwest Quarter)”, Syria: Archéologie, Art et Histoire 92, 309–238.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2015). ”A hoard of Byzantine and Arab-Byzantine coins from the excavations at Jerash. 6: Jerash 2014”, Numismatic Chronicle 175 (Coin Hoards 2015), 299–308. 

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2015). ”Aus der Traum vom Kulturerbe: Ein Strassenbau zerstört Teile der antiken Stadtmauer von Jerash in Jordanien”, Frankfurter Allgemeine, 8 Apr 2015.

Lichtenberger, A., Lindroos, A., Raja, R. & Heinemeier, J. (2015). "Radiocarbon analysis of mortar from Roman and Byzantine water management installations in the Northwest Quarter of Jerash, Jordan", Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 2, 114-127.

Raja, R., Kalaitzoglou, G. & Lichtenberger, A. (2015). ”Preliminary report of the second season of the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project 2012”, Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 57, Amman, 57–79.

Raja, R., Lichtenberger, A. & Sørensen, A. H. (2015). ”Preliminary registration report of the second season of the Danish-German Jerash Northwest Quarter Project 2012”, Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan 57,  9–56. 

2014

Kalaitzoglou, G., Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, A. (2014). Ausgrabungen im Nordwestviertel von Gerasa (Jordanien), Jahresbericht des Instituts für Archäologische Wissenschaften für das Akademische Jahr 2012-2013, 60-64.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2014). Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project. In Kenkel, F. & D. Vieweger (eds.), With Trowel and Hightech: German Archaeological Projects in Jordan. Berlin: Wichern, 24-25.

Lichtenberger, A. & Raja, R. (2014). Jarash Northwest Quarter ProjectAmerican Journal of Archaeology, 118, 4, 643.

2013

Kalaitzoglou, Georg, Achim Lichtenberger and Rubina Raja. 2013. ‚Preliminary report of the second season of the Danish-German Jarash Northwest Quarter Project 2012’.  Annual of the Department of Antiquities in Jordan, 57: 57-79.

Kalaitzoglou, Georg, Achim Lichtenberger and Rubina Raja. 2013. ‘2012 Ausgrabungen im Nordwestviertel von Gerasa (Jordanien)’, Jahresbericht des Instituts für Archäologische Wissenschaften für das Academische Jahr 2011-2012, 65-68.  

Lichtenberger, Achim and Rubina Raja. 2013. ‘Schicht für Schicht in die Vergangenheit’, Welt und Umwelt der Bibel, 1: 62-63.

Lichtenberger, Achim, Rubina Raja and Annette H. Sørensen. 2013. ‘Preliminary registration report of the second season of the Danish-German Jarash Northwest Quarter Project 2012’. Annual of the Department of Antiquities in Jordan, 57: 9-56.

2012

Raja, Rubina, Achim Lichtenberger, Georg Kalaitzoglou, Dana Pilz and Rudolf Kniess. 2012. ‘Report of the geophysical prospection of the Northwest Quarter of Gerasa/Jerash 2011’, Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan, 56: 79-90. 

Kalaitzoglou, Georg, Achim Lichtenberger and Rubina Raja. 2012. ‘Das Nordwestviertel von Gerasa (Jordanien)’. Jahresbericht des Instituts für Archäologische Wissenschaften für das Academische Jahr 2010-2011. Bochum, 69-73.

Lichtenberger, Achim and Rubina Raja. 2012. ‘Preliminary report of the first season of the Danish-German Jarash Northwest Quarter Project’, Annual of the Department of Antiquities in Jordan, 56: 231-240.

Raja, Rubina. 2012. Urban Development and Regional Identity in the Eastern Roman Provinces, 50 BC-AD 250: Aphrodisias, Ephesos, Athens, Gerasa (Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum).

PhD Theses

Pogoda, C. (in preparation). Local Limestone Sarcophagi in Jerash, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

MA Theses

Csitneki, D. (2016). Jerash Bowls, Typologie, Chronologie und Ikonographie einer feinkeramischen Gattung in Gerasa (Jordanien), Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster.

Egelund, L. The House of the Tesserae: A Study of Cultural Changes and Continuities in Domestic Architecture from the Roman Period into the Early Islamic Period (749 CE). Aarhus University: Unpublished MA thesis.

Hiort, D.M. (2013). The Roman Horned Altar: An analysis, Discussion and Contextualisation of the Material From Jerash. Aarhus University: Unpublished MA thesis.

Kristensen, S.B. (in preparation). Reddish/Red Brown Ware. Aarhus University.