The "Ghassulian" Temple in Ein Gedi and the Origin of the Hoard from Nahal Mishmar

@article{Ussishkin1971TheT,
  title={The "Ghassulian" Temple in Ein Gedi and the Origin of the Hoard from Nahal Mishmar},
  author={David Ussishkin},
  journal={The Biblical Archaeologist},
  year={1971},
  volume={34},
  pages={23 - 39}
}
  • D. Ussishkin
  • Published 1 February 1971
  • History
  • The Biblical Archaeologist
The culture predominant during the Chalcolithic period in Palestine is known as the "Ghassulian Culture," named after Teleilat el-Ghassul in the Jordan valley, where it was discovered in 1929.1 Ghassulian settlements were later discovered at many sites, mainly located in the peripheral areas of the country. They are found in the Jordan valley, the Judean desert, the coastal plain, the northern and western Negev, and even in southern Sinai. On the other hand, the Ghassulians (as we shall call… 
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