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The Archaeology of the Bronze Age Levant: From Urban Origins to the Demise of City-States, 3700–1000 BCE

  title={The Archaeology of the Bronze Age Levant: From Urban Origins to the Demise of City-States, 3700–1000 BCE},
  author={Raphael Greenberg},
who were the canaanites new insight from 73 ancient genomes. abstract sciendo. the archaeology of cult in middle bronze age canaan. acor lecture the levantine early bronze age by suzanne richard. archaeology of the southern levant in the bronze age. the archaeology of the bronze age levant cambridge world. the genomic history of the bronze age southern levant. seagoing ships and seamanship in the bronze age levant. the oxford handbook of the archaeology of the levant c. the oxford handbook of… 

Migration Myths and the End of the Bronze Age in the Eastern Mediterranean

This Element looks critically at migration scenarios proposed for the end of the Bronze Age in the eastern Mediterranean. After presenting some historical background to the development of migration

Defining multiple inhabitations of a cave environment using interdisciplinary archaeometry: the ‘Christmas Cave’ of the Wadi en-Nar/Nahal Qidron, West of the Dead Sea

The present study reports a series of interdisciplinary archaeometrical analyses of objects found in the Christmas Cave, which was discovered by John Allegro and his team in 1960 on the West Bank of

Qedesh in the Galilee: The Emergence of an Early Bronze Age Levantine Megasite

ABSTRACT The Early Bronze Age (ca. 3700–2500 b.c.) was an era of wide-ranging changes in the Southern and Central Levant, commonly interpreted in the context of the advent of urban structures in this


ABSTRACT The following paper presents the results of radiocarbon (14C) dating of Middle Bronze Age (MB) contexts in Jerusalem. The dates, sampled with microarchaeology methods from three different

Rethinking Middle Bronze Age Communities on Cyprus: “Egalitarian” and Isolated or Complex and Interconnected?

Current views of Cyprus during the Middle Bronze Age (or Middle Cypriot period) depict an island largely isolated from the wider eastern Mediterranean world and comprised largely if not exclusively

Climate change and early urbanism in Southwest Asia: A review

During the Late Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age (c. 6500–4000 BP), the Fertile Crescent in Southwest Asia saw the earliest development of cities anywhere in the world. Climate and environmental

Household Rituals and Merchant Caravanners: The Phenomenon of Early Bronze Age Donkey Burials from Tell eṣ-Ṣâfi/Gath, Israel

Simple Summary The goal of this study is to increase our understanding of the role of ritual in the domestic residences of commoners in early complex societies in the ancient Near East. Most

Absolute chronology of Black Wheel Made Ware in the southern Levant and its synchronization with the northern Levant

Black Wheel Made Ware (BWMW) is a distinguished pottery-type of the Intermediate Bronze Age (EB IV) in the Levant, a period dated to the second half of the 3rd millennium BCE. Considerable research

Fishing, fish consumption, urbanism and migrants at Tel Bet Yerah, 3200–2700 BC

Abstract The role and significance of fish and fishing in the ancient Near East has been little studied. A new assemblage of fish remains and fishing gear recovered from Bronze Age Bet Yerah on the

Dietary continuation in the southern Levant: a Neolithic-Chalcolithic perspective through organic residue analysis

Foodways in the late prehistoric southern Levant evolved alongside changes in the social and economic organization of the communities occupying the region. In this paper, we present a comprehensive



Archaeological Sources for the History of Palestine: The Middle Bronze Age: The Zenith of the Urban Canaanite Era

  • W. Dever
  • History
    The Biblical Archaeologist
  • 1987
Sometime around 2000 B.C.E. the long process of collapse in the southern Levant was halted, and improved conditions set the stage for a sudden revival of urban life. During the next 500 years,

The Archaeology of Syria - From Complex Hunter-Gatherers to Early Urban Society, ca. 16,000-300 BC

1. Introduction 2. Hunter-gatherers at the end of the Ice Age 3. A changing perspective: neolithic beginnings 4. The exploration of new horizons 5. Continuity and change in the late sixth and fifth

Archaeological Sources for the History of Palestine: The Early Bronze Age: The Rise and Collapse of Urbanism

The Early Bronze Age saw a 750-year urban age encompassed by a preformative period at the outset and a period of regression toward the end. How are we to understand these two dramatic episodes of

The Philistines and Aegean Migration at the End of the Late Bronze Age

In this study, Assaf Yasur-Landau examines the early history of the biblical Philistines who were among the 'Sea Peoples' who migrated from the Aegean area to the Levant during the early twelfth

The late bronze age collapse and the early iron age in the levant: the role of climate in cultural disruption

It is generally accepted from the historical sources that the fall of the city and kingdom of Ugarit was the result of a military invasion by the Sea Peoples in the first quarter of the 12th century

The Southern Levant in the Early Bronze Age IV: The Petrographic Perspective

  • Y. Goren
  • History
    Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
  • 1996
The results of comprehensive petrographic analyses of the pottery assemblages from the Early Bronze Age IV (also termed Middle Bronze Age I or Intermediate Bronze Age) sites in southern Israel are

Egyptians in Jaffa: A Portrait of Egyptian Presence in Jaffa during the Late Bronze Age

Roughly forty-five miles to the northwest of Jerusalem lies one of the most important ports along the southern Levantine coast of the Mediterranean Sea: the site of ]affa Qoppa), now surrounded by

The Great Temple of Early Bronze I Megiddo

Tel Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley of Israel has been the most cited type-site of the Early Bronze Age Levant since the excavations of the University of Chicago in the 1920s and 1930s. Through the

The Late Bronze Age

The Late Bronze Age in Jordan is divided into LB I, IIA and IIB. These divisions are dictated partly by the archae- ological finds, to a certain extent also by political realities and, ultimately, by

Radiocarbon Evidence for the Early Bronze Age Levant: The Site of Tell Fadous-Kfarabida (Lebanon) and the End of the Early Bronze III Period

Absolute dates for the end of the Early Bronze Age ancient Near East are of crucial importance for assessing the nature and extent of mid- to late 3rd millennium BC transitions in the Near East and