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PEQ 147, 2015

Volume 147, Number 1, March 2015  

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CONTENTS                                                                             
Notes and News  1

Articles 

The Effect of Function on the Selection 0f Raw Materials and Manufacturing
Technology of Byzantine Pottery: A Case Study from Qasr Ar-Rabbah, South Jordan
Ahmed Al-Shorman and Atef Shiyab 4

The ‘Lord of the Stonemasons’: Part ii. Standing Figure with Betyls’ at Petra
Lucy Wadeson and Robert Wenning 20

Horned Figurines Made of Stone from the Neolithic and Chalcolithic Periods and the
Domestication of Sheep and Goat
Katharina Streit and Yosef Garfinkel 39

The Fertile Desert: Agriculture and Copper Industry in Early Islamic Arava (Arabah)
Hagit Nol 49

Reports
Introduction to Aerial Archaeology Workshop (Robert Bewley) 69

Plant Economy of Tel Beit Yerah (Catherine Longford)  71

Reviews
Avni, G.  The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine. An Archaeological Approach
Itamar Taxel  73

Van Der Steen, E. Near Eastern Tribal Societies During the Nineteenth Century: Economy, Society and Politics Between Tent and Town (Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology)
Petra Weschenfelder  75

Sattin, A. The Young Lawrence: A Portrait of the Legend as a Young Man
Adam John Fraser  77

Khatib, H. Jerusalem, Palestine & Jordan - In the Archives of Hisham Khatib
Anne Lineen  78

Bottini, G.C., Chrupcala, D. and Patrich, J. (eds). Knowledge and Wisdom. Archaeological and Historical Essays in Honour of Leah Di Segni
Philip Davies  79

Hackett, J. A. and Aufrecht, W.E. (eds). 'An Eye for From'. Epigrahic Essays in Honor of Frank Moore Cross
Philip Davies  79

Spencer, J. R., Mullins, R.A., and Brody, A.J. (eds). Material Culture Matters. Essays on the Archaeology of the Southern Levant in Honor of Seymour Gitin
Philip Davies  80


Acknowledgements 81

 

Volume 147, Number 2, June 2015   

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CONTENTS   
Editorial: The Gezer Boundary Inscriptions  David M. Jacobson   83      
                                                                  
Notes and News  86


Articles


The Settlement Pattern in the Northern Samaria Highlands During the Late Chalcolithic Period                     

Shay Bar    87


EBIV Stone-Built Cist-Graves from Sir Flinders Petrie’s Excavations at Tell El-‘Ajjul                            

Melissa A. Kennedy 104


The Ophel Pithos Inscription: Its Dating, Language, Translation, and Script                                       

Douglas Petrovich 130


In Search of the “Israeli Method of Excavation”                                                                                

Raz Kletter   146

Reports


The Islamic Bayda Project, Bayda (Petra Region), Season 2014   (Micaela Sinibaldi) 160


Towards a Biography of “Jerusalem Warren” (Kevin Shillington) 168

Reviews and Short Notices    168-171  

                                   
Petter, T. D. The Land between the Two Rivers: Early Israelite Identities in Central Transjordan          

Philip Davies


Marciak, M. Izates, Helena, and Monobazos of Adiabene: A Study on Literary Traditions and History (Philippika  - Contributions to the Study of Ancient World Cultures 66)                                    

David M. Jacobson


Bryce, T. Ancient Syria: A Three Thousand Year History                                                             

Adam John Fraser


Gallagher, B. Cafarnao IX: Monete dall area urbana di Cafarnao (1968-2003) (Studium Biblicum Fransiscanum Collectio Maior 47)       

David M. Jacobson


Wagemakers, B. (ed). Archaeology in the ‘Land of Tells and Ruins’ 

 Philip Davies

Acknowledgements  172


Volume 147, Number 3, June 2015   

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Editorial: Documenting Archaeology in the Southern Levant   Adi Keinan-Schoonbaert   173


Notes & News   176


Obituary: G.R.H. (Mick) Wright (1924 – 2014)  177


Articles


Preliminary Report on a Survey in the Hazimah Plains: A Hamad Landscpae in North-Eastern Jordan   

Harmen O. Huigens   180


Stratigraphy of Tel ‘En Gev, Israel: Correlations Among Three Archaeological Missions                        

David T. Sugimoto   195


Where was the City of Ephraim?                                                                                               

Ehud Keinan, Andrew Abado, and Robert West   220


Why is the Minaret so Short? Evidence for Earthquake Damage on Mt Zion                                              

Motti Zohar, Rehav Rubin, and Amos Salamon        230


Solomonic Phobia or 10th Century B.C.E. Phobia? Response to Zeidan A. Kafafi, “New Insights on the Copper Mines of Wadi Faynan/Jordan”, PEQ 146.4 92014),   263-80                                                            

Mohammad Najjar   247


Reports       

Analysis of Jerusalem’s Water Systems in Light of Early Works of the PEF Scholar

(David Gurevich)   254


Reviews  & Short Notices  256 – 260    

Hawkins, R.K., The Iron Age I Structure on Mt. Ebal: Excavation and Interpretation (Bulletin for Biblical Research Supplement 6)

Ross Thomas


Porter, B.W., Complex Communities: The Archaeology of Early Iron Age West-Central Jordan

Ross Thomas      


Macgregor, S.L., Beyond Hearth and Home: Women in the Public Sphere in Neo-Assyrian Society (State Archive of Assyria Studies – 21)

Aysha Musa


Meiron, E., (ed) City of David: Studies of Ancient Jerusalem 8 (14th Annual Conference)

Philip Davies


Report                  

                                 
Minutes of the Annual General Meeting for the Palestine Exploration Fund, 11 June 2015  261

Acknowledgements   267          

     

VOLUME 147, NUMBER 4, DECEMBER 2015

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CONTENTS

NOTES AND NEWS              269


RESEARCH ARTICLES
NATUFIAN INTERACTIONS ALONG THE JORDAN VALLEY
PHILLIP C. EDWARDS          272


JERUSALEM’S HINTERLAND IN THE EIGHTH–SEVENTH CENTURIES BCE:                                                           TOWNS, VILLAGES, FARMSTEADS, AND ROYAL ESTATES
YIGAL MOYAL AND AVRAHAM FAUST     283


REVISITING THE MAUSOLEUM AT HERODIUM: IS IT HEROD’S TOMB?
JOSEPH PATRICH AND BENJAMIN ARUBAS      299


HASMONAEAN MODI'IN AND BYZANTINE MODITHA: A TOPOGRAPHICAL–HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
BOAZ ZISSU AND LIOR PERRY      316


REPORT
INTERNATIONAL UMM AL-BIYARA PROJECT,  2014
PIOTR BIENKOWSKI      338


BOOK REVIEWS
MIERSE, W. E., TEMPLES AND SANCTUARIES FROM THE EARLY IRON AGE LEVANT:RECOVERY AFTER COLLAPSE
REBECCA L. TROW      340


VANDER VEEN, P. G., THE FINAL PHASE OF IRON AGE II IN JUDAH, AMMON, AND EDOM: A STUDY OF
PROVENANCED OFFICIAL SEALS AND BULLAE AS CHRONOLOGICAL MARKERS
DIANA EDELMAN      341


TEBES, J. M., ED. UNEARTHING THE WILDERNESS:STUDIES ON THE HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE NEGEV AND EDOM IN THE IRON AGE
DIANA EDELMAN      342


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS      344

 


   
                                              

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