The Rise and Fall of Ekron of the Philistines: Recent Excavations at an Urban Border Site

  title={The Rise and Fall of Ekron of the Philistines: Recent Excavations at an Urban Border Site},
  author={Seymour Gitin and Trude Krakauer Dothan},
  journal={The Biblical Archaeologist},
  pages={197 - 222}
Work at Tel Miqne has provided us with new insight into hundreds of years of the history of ancient Ekron-from its period as a Canaanite city-state in the fourteenth century B.C.E., to the arrival of the Philistines in the thirteenth century B.C.E., through its apparent destruction in 603 B.C.E. by Nebuchadnezzar. 

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