Bene Israel: Studies in the Archaeology of Israel and the by Alexander Fantalkin, Assaf Yasur-Landau

By Alexander Fantalkin, Assaf Yasur-Landau

This choice of twelve papers, devoted to Professor Israel Finkelstein, bargains with quite a few facets about the archaeology of Israel and the Levant in the course of the Bronze and Iron a long time. even though the world lower than dialogue runs from southeastern Turkey (Alalakh) right down to the arid zones of the Negev desolate tract, the most emphasis is at the Land of Israel. This assortment offers the newest review of a couple of thorny matters in Israeli archaeology in the course of the Bronze and Iron a while and in particular addresses chronology, nation formation, identification, and organisation. It bargains, inter alia, a clean examine the burial practices and iconography of the sessions mentioned, in addition to a second look of the subsistence economic system and payment styles. This ebook is finely illustrated with greater than sixty unique drawings.

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It is highly improbable that the southeastern slope of Megiddo should demonstrate a ratio between mass-burial caves and individual interments that is almost opposite to that of extramural cemeteries of most other sites. This comparison between the mortuary practices on the slope and those of Middle Bronze Canaan provides a second clue for the domestic nature of the slope during the Middle Bronze Age II–III. 8 eran arie The number of tombs on the southeastern slope dated to Middle Bronze Age is significantly lower than the number of tombs from the Intermediate Bronze Age and the Late Bronze Age found in the same area.

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