Sub-Dividing the Iron Age IIA in Northern Israel: A Suggested Solution to the Chronological Debate

  title={Sub-Dividing the Iron Age IIA in Northern Israel: A Suggested Solution to the Chronological Debate},
  author={Ze’ev Herzog and Lily Singer-Avitz},
  journal={Tel Aviv},
  pages={163 - 195}
Abstract In an earlier paper we discussed the 'high/low' chronology dispute as it relates to the archaeology of southern Palestine and suggested a solution that assigned two sub-phases to the Iron Age IIA. Here we suggest a similar solution for the northern regions of the country. Using the assemblages of Jezreel as a typological starting point we examine the artefacts and stratigraphy of several key northern sites. We maintain that northern Israel went through different social processes during… 
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