Book Chapter

The Late Bronze Age at Tell es-Safi/Gath and the site’s role in Southwestern Canaan

Aren M Maeir, Jeffrey Chadwick, Amit Dagan, Louise A Hitchcock, Jill Katz, Itzhaq Shai, Joe Uziel

The Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages of Southern Canaan | De Gruyter | Published : 2019

Abstract

The Late Bronze Age in the Levant is a period of much interest to archaeologists, historians and biblical scholars. This is a period with intense international relations, rich in ancient sources, which provide historical data for the period, and is a crucial formative period for the peoples and cultures who play central roles in the Hebrew Bible. Recent archaeological research in Israel and surrounding countries has provided new, exciting, and in some cases, groundbreaking finds, interpretations and understanding of this period. The fourteen papers in this volume represent the proceedings of a conference held at Bar-Ilan University in 2014 (with the additional of several invited papers not p..

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