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The Sheshonq I Campaign and the 8th-Century BCE Earthquake-more on the Archaeology and History of the South in the Iron I-IIa
Abstract The article attempts to reconstruct the history of southern Israel (the Beersheba Valley, the Shephelah and the southern Coastal Plain) in the Late Iron I and Iron IIA. It shows thatExpand
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Iron Age Mediterranean Chronology: A Rejoinder
This article is a rejoinder to a recent paper in this journal by van der Plicht et al. (2009) who use radiocarbon determinations from several sites in Israel, Italy, Spain, and Tunisia to advocate aExpand
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Khirbet Qeiyafa: An Unsensational Archaeological and Historical Interpretation
Abstract The article deals with the finds at the late Iron I settlement of Khirbet Qeiyafa, a site overlooking the Valley of Elah in the Shephelah. It points out the methodological shortcomings inExpand
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Identity in the Making : Greeks in the Eastern Mediterranean during the Iron Age
Abstract Although Greek contacts with the Southern Levant during the Iron Age have been studied at length, the matter remains controversial in many aspects. The present study provides an overview ofExpand
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The appearance of rock-cut bench tombs in Iron Age Judah as a reflection of state formation
This chapter discusses several factors that agree with the archaeological record and which may also be interpreted as reliable signs of statehood in Iron Age Judah. It concentrates on the appearanceExpand
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Low Chronology and Greek Protogeometric and Geometric Pottery in the Southern Levant
Abstract The article deals with the absolute chronology of the Iron Age in the Southern Levant and the Aegean world. It first discusses the chronological gap between the conventional dating ofExpand
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This article presents a fragment of a late Submycenaean/early Protogeometric wavy-band deep bowl found at the Philistine site of Tell es-Safi/Gath, Israel. Produced in the Argolid, this item appearsExpand
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Late Helladic to Middle Geometric Aegean and Contemporary Cypriot Chronologies: A Radiocarbon View from the Levant
The article proposes a radiocarbon-based dating scheme for the entire Aegean ceramic sequence, from the Late Helladic IIIB2 to the Middle Geometric II, with implications for the Late Cypriot IIC toExpand
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Archaeometallurgical and archaeological investigation of Hellenistic metal objects from Ashdod-Yam (Israel)
The archaeological site of Ashdod-Yam is located on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, in the southern part of the modern city of Ashdod. In this study, we present the analysis of various metalExpand
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