Ashlar Quarries of the Iron Age in the Hill Country of Israel

@article{Shiloh1975AshlarQO,
  title={Ashlar Quarries of the Iron Age in the Hill Country of Israel},
  author={Y. Shiloh and A. Horowitz},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1975},
  volume={217},
  pages={37 - 48}
}
The complexes of monumental buildings, planned and built partly in ashlar masonry, found at most of the royal centers of Judah and Israel, are among the most significant features of the material culture of Eretz-Israel in the 10th-9th centuries B.C. This widespread building activity required, first of all, enormous quantities of ashlar stones. Thus, the stone quarries were a primary factor in ashlar masonry, for it is at the quarry that the process of preparing the stone for construction begins… Expand
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