Nelson Glueck's 1938-1940 Excavations at Tell El-Kheleifeh: A Reappraisal
This report includes a reappraisal of Glueck's excavations at this site in Jordan which were only ever published as a series of preliminary reports. This study should be read alongside these early reports to form a comprehensive final sumamry of the site. Here, Gary Pratico concentrates on the stratigraphy of the site, the architectural evidence, inscriptions, pottery and metal objects.
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Aharoni appears Arad architectural ASOR ASOR ASOR base biblical body fragment bowl building carinated casemate century B.C.E. chronology Cohen construction cooking pot decoration earlier early Edomite Elath equiaxed examples excavations exterior Ezion-geber Fired fortification fortress four four-room gate Glueck grey handle Hazor HCl reaction head horizontal Horvat identification impressions inclusions inscriptions interior interpretation Iron Age Lachish late letter light lightly tempered lip and body medium Megiddo MOHS Negev Negevite Note offsets/insets organic burnout ostracon oxidation parallels particle Period phase PLATE pottery preserved probably qtz/spar References remains represented Room rounded script seal season settlement shaft sherds side similar site's slightly southern Stratum suggested surface Tell el-Kheleifeh textured ferrugenous clay Thrown tion tradition upper vessel wall