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Bibil Identifier bibil:229284
Publication Type Article of book
Title (English, Long) The Egyptian Garrison Town at Beth-Shean
Author Mazar, Amihai
Congress volume Egypt, Canaan and Israel: History, Imperialism, Ideology and Literature
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 155-189 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The paper summaries the results of the excavations of the New Kingdom Egyptian garrison town at Tel Beth-Shean. The stratigraphy, architecture, monuments, and various finds are analysed, and questions related to social structure and interrelation with the local population are raised. Main results of a variety of studies published in three volumes of the final excavation reports of the Hebrew University expedition are integrated in the survey. The paper emphasies different aspects of the Egyptian presence in the three main periods:the 18, 19th and 20thDynasties, and raises questions relating to the strength of the Egyptian empire during the 20th Dynasty.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Sites : Sites (A ? B) : Beth-Shean / Beth Shan / Beissan / Scythopolis
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Egypt : History and Civilization : New Empire (18th-20th Dynasties)
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