Excavations and Restoration Work at Tel Lachish: 1985–1994. Third Preliminary Report

Volume 23 Number 1—1996

 

Excavations and Restoration Work at Tel Lachish: 1985–1994. Third Preliminary Report
David Ussishkin
 
Lmlk and Official Seal Impressions from Tel Lachish
Gabriel Barkay and Andrew G. Vaughn
 
A Balance Beam from Tel Lachish
Gabriel Barkay
 
On the Casting of a Bronze Door Hinge
Abraham H. Levy
 
Philistine and Israelite Pottery: A Comparative Approach to the Question of Pots and People
Shlomo Bunimovitz and Assaf Yasur-Landau
 
Horvat Qitmit Revisited via ‘En Hazeva
Pirhiya Beck
 
Oil Lamps of the Roman Period from Apollonia-Arsuf
Lior Wexler and Gabi Gilboa
 

Excavations and Restoration Work at Tel Lachish: 1985–1994 Third Preliminary Report
David Ussishkin

Systematic excavations were renewed at Tel Lachish (Tell ed-Duweir) in 1973 by the Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University and the Israel Exploration Society under the direction of Prof. David Ussishkin. The first five seasons, which took place from 1973 to 1977, were summarized in the first preliminary excavation report (see TEL AVIV 5:1–97), and the 6th to 9th seasons, carried out between 1978 and 1983, were summarized in the second preliminary excavation report (see TEL AVIV 10:97–175). The 10th and 11th seasons (1985 and 1987), the restoration work carried out on the Judean city gate (from 1985 to 1992), and the clearings (in 1993 and 1994) undertaken as part of the preparations to open Tel Lachish as a national park, are summarized in the present report, which is a continuation of the previous ones.