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Report on the First Stage of the Iron Age Dating Project in Israel: Supporting a Low Chronology
The traditional chronology of ancient Israel in the 11th–9th centuries BCE was constructed mainly by correlating archaeological phenomena with biblical narratives and with Bible-derived chronology.Expand
Dating the Iron Age I/II Transition in Israel: First Intercomparison Results
Nearly a decade ago, a different chronology than the conventional absolute chronology for the early Iron Age in Israel was suggested. The new, lower chronology “transfers” Iron Age I and Iron Age IIAExpand
Geoarchaeology in an urban context: the uses of space in a Phoenician monumental building at Tel Dor (Israel)
Abstract Interpretation of past urban societies in the Near East, whose settlements are known mostly as tell sites, is largely based on macro-stratigraphy and on the association of architecture withExpand
An Archaeological Contribution to the Early Iron Age Chronological Debate: Alternative Chronologies for Phoenicia and Their Effects on the Levant, Cyprus, and Greece
The debate over the chronology of the early Iron Age in Israel by far transcends Palestinian archaeology, history, and biblical historiography. Chronologies for most of the adjacent regions, andExpand
Sea Peoples and Phoenicians along the Southern Phoenician Coast: A Reconciliation: An Interpretation of Šikila (SKL) Material Culture
  • A. Gilboa
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  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental…
  • 1 February 2005
This paper attempts to interpret group identities along the Canaanite coast in the Early Iron Age, beginning with an analysis of functional and symbolic properties of ceramics. The starting point isExpand
Sediments exposed to high temperatures: reconstructing pyrotechnological processes in Late Bronze and Iron Age Strata at Tel Dor (Israel)
Many of the sediments analysed from Tel Dor (Israel) show structural alterations indicating that they were exposed to high temperatures. This observation is consistent with the abundant evidence forExpand
Phytolith-rich layers from the Late Bronze and Iron Ages at Tel Dor (Israel): mode of formation and archaeological significance
The presence of many phytolith-rich layers in late Bronze and Iron Age deposits at Tel Dor, Israel, are indicative of specific locations where plants were concentrated. Detailed studies of six ofExpand
Early Iron Age Radiometric Dates from Tel Dor: Preliminary Implications for Phoenicia and Beyond
The absolute date of the Iron Age I and IIa periods in Israel, and by inference in the Southern Levant at large, are to date among the hottest debated issues in Syro-Palestinian archaeology. As thereExpand
Cinnamaldehyde in early iron age phoenician flasks raises the possibility of levantine trade with South East Asia
We analyzed the lipid contents of 27 such containers from 5 archaeological sites in Israel using gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Expand
Tel Dor (Khirbet el-Burg; Figs 1–2), is located on Israel’s Carmel coast, about 25 km south of Haifa, c.60 km south of the present Israel/Lebanon border at Rosh Ha-Niqra (Ras en-Naqurah). OccupationExpand