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Author Hawkins, Ralph K.

Title The Iron Age I structure on Mt. Ebal : excavation and interpretation / by Ralph K. Hawkins
Published Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2012


Description 1 online resource
Series Bulletin for biblical research supplements ; 6
Bulletin for biblical research supplements ; 6.
Contents Cover -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Discovery and Excavation of the Ebal Structure -- Overview of the Discovery and Excavation of the Mt. Ebal Complex -- Overview of Zertal�s Conclusions Regarding the Ebal Site -- Methodology and Criteria for the Identification of the Site -- Analysis of the Ebal Installation -- Stratum II -- Stratum IB -- Stratum IA -- Pottery -- Stone and Metal Artifacts -- Faunal Remains -- The Faunal Assemblage -- Two Egyptianized Scarabs from Mt. Ebal -- Conclusion
Physical Parallels to el-Burnat: Domestic and MilitaryVillage -- Farmstead -- House or Other Domestic Space -- The Central Structure at Mt. Ebal and the Four-Room House -- Watchtower -- The Biblical Term MigdÄ?l and Ancient Watchtowers -- Towers in the Late Bronze Age -- Towers in Iron Age I -- The Tower of Shechem -- Conclusion -- Physical Parallels to El-Burnat: Religious Structures -- Gilgalim -- Altars -- Early to Middle Bronze Age -- Late Bronze Age -- Iron Age -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Literary Parallels -- Location of the Site
Stratum IIStratum IB -- The Faunal Assemblage from Mt. Ebal -- Conclusion -- Historical and Sociological Considerations of the Mt. Ebal Site -- The Amphictyony Hypothesis -- The Mt. Ebal Site and Biblical Tradition -- Scholarly Response -- An Overview of Regional Surveys in Israel -- The Survey of Manasseh Compared with Joshua, Judges, and the Question of Israelite Origins -- Conclusion -- Summary and Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index of Authors -- Back Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Bible. Old Testament -- Antiquities
Bible. Joshua -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Joshua fast
Bible. Old Testament fast
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- West Bank -- Ebal, Mount
Iron age -- Israel
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Iron age
Ebal, Mount (West Bank) -- Antiquities
West Bank -- Antiquities.
West Bank
West Bank -- Mount Ebal
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781575066745