A mound of many cities, or, Tell el Hesy excavated (Google eBook)

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Published for the Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund by A.P. Watt, 1894 - Social Science - 201 pages
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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.

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