Bene Israel: Studies in the Archaeology of Israel and the by Alexander Fantalkin, Assaf Yasur-Landau

By Alexander Fantalkin, Assaf Yasur-Landau

This number of twelve papers, devoted to Professor Israel Finkelstein, offers with quite a few facets about the archaeology of Israel and the Levant throughout the Bronze and Iron a while. even though the realm lower than dialogue runs from southeastern Turkey (Alalakh) all the way down to the arid zones of the Negev wilderness, the most emphasis is at the Land of Israel. This assortment offers the newest overview of a couple of thorny concerns in Israeli archaeology through the Bronze and Iron a long time and particularly addresses chronology, nation formation, id, and organization. It bargains, inter alia, a clean examine the burial practices and iconography of the classes disscussed, in addition to a second look of the subsistence economic system and cost styles. This publication is finely illustrated with greater than sixty unique drawings. ..".I can't yet emphasize that this quantity includes a choice of very fascinating and, now and again, vital stories at the archaeology of the Bronze and Iron Age Levant, a becoming tribute to a consummate instructor and researcher." Aren M. Maeir, Bar-Ilan University

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Hallote, R. , and Cline, E. H. 2000. The Middle and Late Bronze Age Pottery from Area F. , eds. Megiddo III: The 1992–1996 Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University No. 18). Tel Aviv: 186–222. Kempinski, A. 1974. C. D. dissertation, Hebrew University). Jerusalem (Hebrew). ——. 1989. Megiddo: A City-State and Royal Centre in North Israel. Munich. ——. 2002. Area C. In: Scheftelowitz, N. , eds. Tel Kabri: The 1986–1993 Excavation Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University No.

1997. Tomb 1181: A Multiple-Interment Burial Cave of the Transitional Middle Bronze Age IIA–B. In: Ben-Tor, A. , eds. Hazor V: An Account of the Fifth Season of Excavation, 1968. Jerusalem: 295–340. Peersmann, J. 2006. Area N. , eds. Megiddo IV: The 1998–2002 Seasons (Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University No. 24). Tel Aviv. Tufnell, O. 1958. Lachish IV: The Bronze Age. London. ——. 1973. The Middle Bronze Age Scarab-Seals from Burials on the Mound at Megiddo. Levant 5: 69–82.

The second area is located on the northwestern part of the slope, where individual interments first appeared during the Middle Bronze II, and continued to exist until the end of the Middle Bronze III. Middle Bronze III tombs appeared only in the northwestern part (almost all of individual interments). Furthermore, three significant facts concerning the architectural elements on the northwestern part of the excavated area of the slope should be considered: 10 eran arie • This excavated “corner” is the richest in architectural remains.

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