The Manasseh Hill Country Survey: The Shechem Syncline
The book presents the results of a complete and detailed archaeological survey in the area of ancient Shechem and Samaria. This survey is being conducted since 1978, and it relates to some 400 square kilometers of the heartland of the central hill country of Israel/Palestine. It is a detailed and thorough archaeological and historical work, which deals with the most important area for Biblical and other researches. This territory and its survey is a most valuable tool for every scholar involved in Bible, Theology, Ancient Near Eastern history and other schools concerned.
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The Water Sources in the Territory of the Survey
List of Geographic Names
Partial List of Cisterns and Agricultural Installations
1.5 km distant 500 m distant Ain Musa alluvium Soil quality Arab village Avdat e2 formation Bibliography Bowl brown forest Soil Burqin Byzantine Chalcolithic Cultivation Date of visit Deir Sharaf—Jenin B4 distant Nearest road Dothan Valley dunams Topography e2 formation Soil Early Bronze Early Moslem Ebal el-Far"ah Elevation figurines forest Soil quality formation Soil type Gophna and Porath gray HM jar Iron Age Israel grid Jebel Jenin Khallet Khirbet km distant Nearest km distant Visibility Late Roman Middle Bronze IIB Mount Ebal nab'a Nablus nearest place Nearest water source orchards Cisterns Ottoman PEF map period Persian place Site type potsherds Pottery from Kh Previous surveys Ravine rendzina Soil quality ridge edge rossa Soil quality Samaria Sanur sea level Sebastiyeh settlement Shechem slope Rock type small ruin Area spring Ain surroundings Name type syncline terra rossa Soil UTM grid valley margin Wadi She'ir walls Zertal
Economy, Geography, and Provincial History in Later Roman Palestine
Limited preview - 2001