Shechem III: The Stratigraphy and Architecture of Shechem by Edward F. Campbell Jr.

By Edward F. Campbell Jr.

This quantity provides the stratigraphy and architectural continues to be of the inform of historic (biblical) Shechem at the jap outskirts of the fashionable municipality of Nablus, in what was once on the time of excavation the self sufficient village of Bal?tah. First pointed out as an historical smash and proposed as old Shechem in 1903, the positioning was once excavated via an Austro-German crew within the interval among 1913 and 1934, and by way of the Drew- McCormick Archaeological day trip, later named the Joint day trip, among 1956 and 1973. Now, 87 years after Ernest Sellin all started the dig, and 27 years after the day trip fixed by way of G. Ernest Wright left the sector, this quantity units out to offer that kind of portrayal to this mound of old towns that started its historical past a minimum of 4000 years BCE and ended its premodern heritage in 107 BCE.

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Schnell, Joe D. Seger, Ovid R. Sellers, Byron E. Shafer, Aia Soggin, J. Alberto Soggin, Henry O. Thompson, Lawrence E. Toombs, David L. Voelter, Prescott H. , G. Ernest Wright, G. R. H. Wright, Bishara G. Zogbi 1964: Nicola B. Antar (Jordan Department of Antiquities), Dewey M. Beegle, Marian Beegle, Roger S. Boraas, Robert J. Bull, Vivian J. Bull, Joseph A. Callaway, Sara Callaway, Edward F. , William G. Dever, Lee C. Ellenberger, Mary Louise Ellenberger, James M. Fennelly, Mustafa Tawfiq Hazim (foreman), John S.

55 and rested on the makeup for Street 9 (see below ) which in turn lay on the fill of Stratum XXII Platform 968 (VI FF II:##11 and 13-14). 25, and filled the foundation trench for Wall 939, the east defining wall of the structures inside the acropolis (111. 83 = VI BB I:#20), while covering the Stratum XXI Floor 122 and Silo 130 just below. The sequence: foundation trench for 939, then laying of street makeup locus 125, then construction of Walls 900 and 939 at close to the same time, all soon after the close of Stratum XXI.

The sequence: foundation trench for 939, then laying of street makeup locus 125, then construction of Walls 900 and 939 at close to the same time, all soon after the close of Stratum XXI. North another 5 m at the VI JJ line (111. 90; no contemporary earth layers could be traced here because of Austro-German trenching along the wall face. At VI EE (111. 00 on a layer of small stones which ran over Wall 981, part of the Stratum XX complex. The stone layer, locus 601 (VI EE:shown as stones between the line of Wall 981 and Wall 900, beneath #2 ) seems to have been a consolidation for a rebuilding of Wall 900.

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