Tel Kabri: The 1986–1993 Excavations

The Emery and Claire Yass Publications in Archaeology

Monograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University

No. 20

Tel Kabri: The 1986–1993 Excavations

Aharon Kempinski

Na’ama Scheftelowitz and Ronit Oren
Editors

Tel Aviv 2002


Table of Contents

In Memoriam
Preface

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION
A. Kempinski

Chapter 2: THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
A. Horowitz

Chapter 3: THE SPRINGS OF KABRI
T. Tsuk

Chapter 4: STRATIGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE

I. AREA B
N. Scheftelowitz

II. AREA C
A. Kempinski

III. AREA D
R. Oren

IV. AREA E
G. Lehmann

Chapter 5: POTTERY

I. LATE NEOLITHIC
N. Scheftelowitz

II. EARLY BRONZE AGE
N. Scheftelowitz

III. MIDDLE BRONZE AGE
N. Scheftelowitz, A. Kempinski and L. Gershuny

IV. LATE BRONZE AGE
G. Lehmann

V. IRON AGE
G. Lehmann

VI. ARCHAIC GREEK AND ETRUSCAN POTTERY
B. Niemeier and W.-D. Niemeier

Chapter 6: THE FRESCOES IN THE MIDDLE BRONZE AGE PALACE
B. Niemeier and W.-D. Niemeier

Appendix I: EXCAVATION AND RESTORATION
M. Tagliapietra

Appendix II: LABORATORY ANALYSES
P. Cornale et al.

Chapter 7: KABRI 1975: THE FLINT ASSEMBLAGE FROM AREA A
O. Marder et al.

Chapter 8: METAL ARTEFACTS
S. Shalev

Chapter 9: GLYPTIC FINDS

I. SCARABS
Y. Mizrachy

II. MISCELLANEOUS SEALS AND SEAL IMPRESSIONS
M. Fischer, S. Givon, A. Kempinski and T. Ornan

Chapter 10: CATALOGUE OF SMALL FINDS
R. Oren and N. Scheftelowitz

FIGURINES

BEADS

LOOM WEIGHTS AND SPINDLE WHORLS

ALABASTER VESSELS

BONE OBJECTS

MISCELLANEOUS

Chapter 11: THE BIO-ANTHROPOLOGY OF THE HUMAN REMAINS
M. Faerman, A. Nebel, N. Angel-Zohar and P. Smith

Chapter 12: ARCHAEOZOOLOGICAL REMAINS

ANIMAL BONES
L. Kolska Horwitz

MOLLUSCS AND CRABS
H. Mienis

Chapter 13: FISH BONES
O. Lernau

Chapter 14: ARCHAEOBOTANICAL REMAINS
N. Liphschitz

Chapter 15: CLAY ANALYSES

I. PETROGRAPHIC ANALYSES
Y. Goren and A. Cohen-Weinberger

II. NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSES
U. Yalcin

Chapter 16: A PURPLE-STAINED POTSHERD
Z. Koren

Chapter 17: THE HISTORY OF THE SITE AND THE REGION: THE LATE NEOLITHIC TO THE PERSIAN PERIOD
A. Kempinski

SPANNING TERRITORIES AND RELIGIONS: THE HELLENISTIC TO THE BYZANTINE PERIOD
C. Dauphin

List of loci


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