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The Philistines and Aegean Migration at the End of the Late Bronze Age
In this study, Assaf Yasur-Landau examines the early history of the biblical Philistines who were among the 'Sea Peoples' who migrated from the Aegean area to the Levant during the early twelfthExpand
Old Wine in New Vessels: Intercultural Contact, Innovation and Aegean, Canaanite and Philistine Foodways
Abstract This article explores two case studies of innovation that occurred within the context of interregional interaction: the use of Mycenaean drinking ware in the southern Levant during theExpand
A message in a jug: Canaanite, Philistine, and cypriot iconography and the “Orpheus Jug”
The "Orpheus Jug," named for the depiction of a lyre player among animals, is a strainer jug with black and red pictorial decoration, found in Area AA, Stratum VIA at Megiddo. With the arrival of theExpand
Household Archaeology in Ancient Israel and Beyond
In this volume, the theoretical and methodological approaches of household archaeology are applied to the rich data set of Bronze and Iron Age Israel, providing an innovative construct forExpand
New Radiocarbon Dates from Tel Kabri Support a High Middle Bronze Age Chronology
Abstract This article presents new radiocarbon evidence from the Middle Bronze Age palatial site of Tel Kabri (Israel). The final phase of the palace (Phase III) can be dated to Middle Bronze Age II,Expand
Characterizing a Middle Bronze Palatial Wine Cellar from Tel Kabri, Israel
Scholars have for generations recognized the importance of wine production, distribution, and consumption in relation to second millennium BC palatial complexes in the Mediterranean and Near East.Expand
Middle Bronze Age Settlement Patterns in the Western Galilee, Israel
Abstract During the Middle Bronze Age (MB) II period (ca. 1750–1600 B.C.), Tel Kabri, located in the western Galilee, Israel, was the center of a thriving polity with economic and culturalExpand
Palatial architecture under the microscope: Production, maintenance, and spatiotemporal changes gleaned from plastered surfaces at a Canaanite palace complex, Tel Kabri, Israel
Abstract Modern archaeology in the Near East has paid little attention to construction materials and techniques of monumental architecture within the forming cities of the Bronze Age. We present hereExpand