The Smithsonian Institution excavation at Tell Jemmeh, Israel,1970-1990

@inproceedings{BenShlomo2014TheSI,
  title={The Smithsonian Institution excavation at Tell Jemmeh, Israel,1970-1990},
  author={D. Ben‐Shlomo and Gus W. van Beek},
  year={2014}
}
This monograph describes the results of the archaeological excavation at the site of Tell Jemmeh, Israel, undertaken by the Smithsonian Institution and directed by Gus W. Van Beek during the years 1970–1990. All the artifacts from the excavations were shipped from Israel to Washington, D.C., and have been restored, studied, and analyzed in the National Museum of Natural History for the past four decades. The site is a strategic and large mound located near Gaza and the Mediterranean coast. It… Expand
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