Friday, January 13, 2023

The Excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir, Israel: 1995–2001 and 2009–2016. Volume 2: The Late Hellenistic, Early Roman, and Byzantine Periods

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 Excavations at Khirbet el-Maqatir, Israel 2

Khirbet el-Maqatir lies 16 km north of Jerusalem. The Associates for Biblical Research excavated 14 summer seasons and 5 winter seasons between 1995 and 2016. The remains range from Middle Bronze Age to Early Islamic and include a Bronze Age fortress, a Late Hellenistic/Early Roman village, and a Byzantine ecclesiastical complex. Volume 2 focuses on the later time periods.

H 290 x W 205 mm

404 pages

260 figures, 78 tables and 40 plates (colour throughout)

Published Jan 2023

Archaeopress Archaeology

ISBN

Hardback: 9781803272115

Digital: 9781803272122

DOI 10.32028/9781803272115

Contents

Preface ;
Geography and Topography ;

I. Stratigraphy and Architecture ;
1. Stratigraphy and Occupational History – Scott Stripling ;
2. Late Hellenistic and Early Roman Architecture – Brian N. Peterson ;
3. Monumental Tower and Fortification System – Mark A. Hassler ;
4. Subterranean Features – Scott Stripling with a contribution by Dvir Raviv ;
5. Byzantine Ecclesiastical Complex – Leen Ritmeyer and Scott Stripling ;

II. Small Finds ;
6. The Numismatic Finds from Khirbet el-Maqatir – Yoav Farhi with an appendix by Kevin W. Larsen ;
7. Ceramic Vessels – Peretz Reuven ;
8. Early Roman Limestone Vessels – Shimon Gibson ;
9. Glass Vessels – Abigail Leavitt and Scott Stripling ;
10. Inscriptions – Matthew D. Glassman ;
11. Jewelry and Personal Accessories – Frankie Snyder, Suzanne Lattimer, and Scott Stripling ;
12. Militaria – Katherine A. Streckert and Boyd V. Seevers ;
13. General Objects – Abigail Leavitt and Scott Stripling, with Frankie Snyder ;
14. Fauna – Abra Spiciarich, Scott Stripling, and Lidar Sapir-Hen ;

Conclusion ;
Appendix: Lists of Walls and Loci

 

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