Gath of the Philistines in the Bible and on the Ground: The Historical Geography of Tell eṣ-Ṣâfi/Gath

@article{Levin2017GathOT,
  title={Gath of the Philistines in the Bible and on the Ground: The Historical Geography of Tell eṣ-Ṣ{\^a}fi/Gath},
  author={Yigal Levin},
  journal={Near Eastern Archaeology},
  year={2017},
  volume={80},
  pages={232 - 240}
}
  • Yigal Levin
  • Published 1 December 2017
  • History
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
Archaeology is, for the most part, the study of material remains of the past. Archaeologists survey, excavate, analyze and construct a picture of past human life. They do their best to understand the daily life, the economy, the belief systems, the political and social structures, and so much else about long-gone civilizations. And, in many parts of the world and for long stretches of the human past, they do without recourse to written sources, simply because writing did not exist through most… 
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