The Wedge-Shaped Decorated Bowl and the Origin of the Samaritans

  title={The Wedge-Shaped Decorated Bowl and the Origin of the Samaritans},
  author={Ādām Zerṭāl},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  pages={77 - 84}
  • Ā. Zerṭāl
  • Published 1 November 1989
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
The discovery of a special decoration, which originated in and was brought from Mesopotamia, enabled the team conducting the survey of the hill country of Manasseh to delve into the origin of the Samaritans. Moreover, the decoration is a new and excellent tool for dating the pottery of the seventh century B. C. in the northern and central parts of Palestine. 

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