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A. P. WATT accumulation Amarna tablets Amenhotep II Amorite Arabs baking base of City bed of ashes belong brick bronze built century B.C. chamber Chapter City IV City Sub City VII city wall debris decay earth east edge Egypt eighteenth dynasty face Fellahin flakes found in City FRAGMENTS OF POTTERY Fund Gaza girls ground Hanover Square Henda holes Hussein inches inscription iron Lachish later layers LIMIT OF EXCAVATIONS Major Conder miles mounted on cloth Non-subscribers NORTH-EAST QUARTER objects occurred Palestine Exploration Fund period Petrie's Phoenician pottery plan of City Price to Subscribers probably Professor Petrie Professor Sayce QUARTER OF TELL remains rooms rough stones rude ruins scarabs Sheikh Shephelah side slope specimens stratum suggests tablet Tell el Amarna Tell el Hesy tent thick top of City trenches vase VIII Walter Besant ware Western Palestine Yusif
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.