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Mesopotamian "Influence" in Iron Age Jordan: Issues of Power, Identity and Value

  title={Mesopotamian "Influence" in Iron Age Jordan: Issues of Power, Identity and Value},
  author={Bruce Routledge},

Dating Late Iron Age Ekron (Tel Miqne)

Abstract A fresh approach is offered to the tangled arguments that surround the dating of late Iron Age Ekron (Tel Miqne). The only firm historical peg for dating the late Iron strata is provided by

Horvat Tov: A Late Iron Age Fortress in the Northeastern Negev

This article presents a summary of excavations that took place some 30 years ago at Horvat Tov, a late Iron Age fortress in the northeastern Negev. The finds suggest that Horvat Tov was established

Preference for periphery? Cultural interchange and trade routes along the boundaries of late Iron Age Moab

ABSTRACT This article explores the evidence for diversity in the material culture of Late Iron Age sites situated in the semi-arid margins of west-central Jordan. Least-cost analysis (LCA) is used to

Moving Beyond King Mesha

Assembling the Iron Age Levant: The Archaeology of Communities, Polities, and Imperial Peripheries

Archaeological research on the Iron Age (1200–500 BC) Levant, a narrow strip of land bounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the Arabian Desert, has been balkanized into smaller culture historical zones

The Regional Economy of the Southern Levant in the 8th-7th Centuries BCE

The late Iron Age in the ancient Near East was a period marked by dramatic changes. Politically, the rise of the Neo-Assyrian empire ushers in the beginning of imperial rule. At the same time,

Conspicuous Consumption and Tribute: Assyrian Glazed Ceramic Bottles at Khirbat al-Mudayna ath-Thamad

Assyrian control of small kingdoms in the southern Levant during the Iron Age opened new trade routes and had an effect on the patterns of exchange. This exchange involved tribute as well as trade.

Peripheral Elite as Imperial Collaborators

  • C. W. Tyson
  • History
    Journal of Anthropological Research
  • 2014
Societies on the periphery of empires experience a spectrum of changes as a result of their interaction with or incorporation into empires. One discernible pattern is that of sociopolitical and


Abstract Investigation of the ‘bathtub coffin’ from Tel Qitaf in the Beth Shean Valley indicates that its archaeological context is less secure than generally recognized. Additional research