Observations on the Layout of Iron Age Samaria

@article{Finkelstein2011ObservationsOT,
  title={Observations on the Layout of Iron Age Samaria},
  author={Israel Finkelstein},
  journal={Tel Aviv},
  year={2011},
  volume={38},
  pages={194 - 207}
}
Abstract The article deals with the topography, extent and layout of iron Age Samaria. it raises the possibility that the 9th century BCE city covered an area of ca. 8 hectares, and comprised two main components: an upper platform that consisted of a royal compound on the summit and a lower platform that surrounded it on all sides. Both were created by constructing massive support walls and laying fills behind them. 

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