R. Thomas Schaub: Still Publishing after All These Years

Posted on 9/17/2009 3:42:13 PM

Since his retirement in 1999, retired Professor R. Thomas Schaub is still publishing!

As many of you know, the Religious Studies Department essay contest was named in honor of Dr. Schaub, a world-renowned Biblical archaeologist and treasured professor emeritus.

Here is a list of some of his work:


  • 2003 : Bab edh-Dhra’: Excavations in the Town Site (1975-1981). Reports of the Expedition to the Dead Sea Plain, Jordan. Vol. 2. Part 1: Text, i-xxiv, 650 pp. Part 2 – Plates and Appendixes, 350 pp., CD-ROM includes 9 appendixes and 71 color slides. Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, IN (co-editor with Walter E. Rast)


  • 2000 : "The Early Bronze Age I Stratified Ceramic Sequences from Bab-edh Dhra'" (with Walter E. Rast) in Breaking with the Past: Ceramics and Change in the Early Bronze Age of the Southern Levant, ed. by Graham Philip and Douglas Baird. Sheffield Academic Press. 73-90 (with Walter E. Rast).
  • 2000 : "Terminology and Typology of Carinated Vessels of the Early Bronze Age I-II of Palestine," in James Sauer Festschrift. Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake,IN. 444-464.
  • 2003 : “In Memoriam” Walter E. Rast in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, 332., 1-5.
  • 2005 : Review of Tel Qashish: A Village in the Jezreel Valley: Final Report of the Archaeological Excavations (1978-1987 in Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 338: 58-60.
  • 2007 : “Mud-Brick town Walls in EB I-II Jordan and their Significance for Understanding the Formation of New Social Institutions.” Pp. 247-52 In Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan, IX. Amman: Department of Antiquities.
  • 2007 : “Life in the Earliest Walled towns on the Dead Sea Plain: Bab edh-Dhra’ and Numeira. (with Meredith S. Chesson). Pp. 245-52 in Crossing Jordan eds.T. E. Levy et alii. London: Equinox Press.
  • 2007 : “Death and Dying on the Dead Sea Plain: Cemeteries of Feifa, Bab edh-Dhra’ and Khirbet Khanazir (with Meredith S. Chesson). Pp. 253-60 in Crossing Jordan. Eds. T. E. Levy et alii. London: Equinox Press.
  • 2008: “The Southern Ghors and The Kerak Plateau in EB IV.” Pp. 101-10 in The Levant in Transition. Palestine Exploration Fund Annual IX. Oxford: Maney Publishing.
  • 2008 : “Basalt Bowls in EB IA Shaft Tombs at Bab edh-Dhra’: Production, Placement and Symbol.” Pp. 277-84 in New Approaches to Old Stones. eds. Yorke Rowan and Jennifer Ebeling. London: Equinox.
  • 2008 : “Cultural Artifacts of the EB I Tombs” Pp. 25-43 in The EB I Tombs of Bab edh-Dhra’ Jordan, eds. Donald Ortner and Bruno Frohlich. Equinox Press.
  • 2009 : “Travelers to a Permanent Abode: Burial Practices of the Early Brozne Age I in the southern Ghawrs of Jordan . Pp. 743-56 in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan, X. Amman Department of Antiquities.

In Press

“The origins of the Early Bronze Age Culture of the Southern Levant: The Case for Conflict.” In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East Paris, 2001. Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake, IN.