Farming in the Judean Desert during the Iron Age

@article{Stager1976FarmingIT,
  title={Farming in the Judean Desert during the Iron Age},
  author={L. E. Stager},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1976},
  volume={221},
  pages={145 - 158}
}
  • L. E. Stager
  • Published 1976
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
  • The Buqe'ah is a small isolated basin located in the northeastern part of the Judean desert. This plain of gently rolling hills runs in a NNE-SSW direction for 9 km., roughly parallel to the shore line of the Dead Sea some 5 km. to the east. The floor of the Buqe'ah, lying slightly below sea level, varies in width from 2-4 km. It is underlain by soft chalks and marls laid down in late Senonian-Maastrichtian 
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