Tell El Hesy (Lachish)

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Committee of the Palestine exploration fund, 1891 - Eretz Israel - 62 pages
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Page 17 - So it came to pass in the day of battle, that there was neither sword nor spear found in the hand of any of the people that were with Saul and Jonathan : but with Saul and with Jonathan his son was there found.
Page 40 - And once settle the pottery of a country, and the key is in our hands for all future explorations. A single glance at a mound of ruins, even without dismounting, will show as much to anyone who knows the styles of the pottery, as weeks of work may reveal to a beginner.
Page 32 - O thou inhabitant of Lachish, bind the chariot to the swift beast : she is the beginning of the sin to the daughter of Zion : for the transgressions of Israel were found in thee.
Page 65 - Library by unbecoming conduct; by the violation of any of the regulations; by intentional defacement of any book byx writing in it, or in any other way, shall be liable to be excluded from the use of the Library for such time as the Board may direct.
Page 17 - The invasion of the nomad horde of Israelites on the high civilization of the Amorite kings — such as we see it shown on the Egyptian monuments — must have seemed a crushing blow to all culture and advance in the arts ; it was much like the terrible breaking up of the Roman Empire by the northern races...
Page 14 - ... planted, and that the inhabitants thronged together in time of danger. To the last the lower city remained little more than a suburb; the public buildings of the town and the residences of its chief inhabitants were erected on the fortified mound. " The latest objects found in it,
Page 36 - ... enclosure, is to be seen in the sacred enclosures of the villages in Philistia to this day. The same pock dressing is that of the wrought stones at Stonehenge ; the best examples of it are on the flat tops of the uprights of the great trilithons.
Page 17 - Was there a shield or a spear seen among forty thousand in Israel ? " 2 All these are indications, yet very oblique ones, that no smith or armourer wrought throughout all the land of Israel ; for it will be perceived, on examination, that every one of these incidents occurred at times when the Israelites were under subjection.

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