NEO-HITTITES IN THE "LAND OF PALISTIN": Renewed Investigations at Tell Taʿyinat on the Plain of Antioch

  title={NEO-HITTITES IN THE "LAND OF PALISTIN": Renewed Investigations at Tell Taʿyinat on the Plain of Antioch},
  author={Timothy P. Harrison},
  journal={Near Eastern Archaeology},
  pages={174 - 189}
The collapse of the centralized state bureaucracies of Bronze Age civilization in the late-second millennium B.C.E. and the subsequent emergence of the small nationstates of biblical fame during the ensuing Iron Age have long fascinated scholars and the public alike. The intervening Early Iron Age (ca. 1200–900 B.C.E.), contrastingly, has remained largely obscure, generally seen as a disruptive historical interlude, or “Dark Age,” marked by political fragmentation, ethnic strife, and cultural… 
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