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60 feet A. P. WATT Amarna tablets Amorite Arabs ash-bed bake base of City bed of ashes belong brick bronze building in City built century B.C. City Sub City VII cuneiform debris depth earth east edge Egypt eighteenth dynasty excavations Fellahin flakes found in City FRAGMENTS OF POTTERY Gaza girls Gottlieb Schumacher Hanover Square Henda holes Hussein inches inscription iron Jerusalem Kadesh Barnea Lachish later layers Major Conder miles Monsur mound mounted on cloth mud-brick Non-subscribers north-east quarter objects occurred Palestine Exploration Fund period Petrie's Phoenician pottery PLAN OF CITY Plate potsherds Price to Subscribers probably Professor Petrie Professor Sayce remains rooms rude ruins scarabs scribers Sheikh Shephelah side slabs slope specimens stratum Syrian Tell el Amarna Tell el Hesy tent thick top of City trench vases VIII walls Walter Besant ware Western Palestine Yusif Zimridi
Page 56 - To the King, my Lord, my Gods, my Sun-god, the Sun-god who is from Heaven, thus (writes) Zimridi, the Governor of the City of Lachish, thy servant, the dust of thy feet, at the feet of the King, my Lord, the Sun-god from Heaven, bows himself seven times seven.
Page 6 - And what has made up all this depth of accumulation in the last 2,000 years ? We see it to be mainly dust, earth, more or less organic matter, and the fragments of successive buildings, the ruins of each of which were levelled the one after the other to make room for the next structure.