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Bibil Identifier bibil:248684
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) New Insights into the Philistines in Light of Excavations at Tell eṣ-Ṣâfi/Gath
Author Hitchcock, Louise A.
Author Maeir, Aren M.
Journal Near Eastern Archaeology (Volume: 81, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2018
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2018
Year (Copyright) 2018
Year (Reference) 2018
Language English
Pages 6-14 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Even though the arrival of the Philistines in the southern Levant is an event that happens “off camera,” that is, before the appearance of their settlement remains, it is an event that was narrativized in the recent past by archaeologists working in Philistia who interpreted the local production of Aegean style pottery as evidence of a massive colonization by Mycenaean migrants (Hitchcock and Maeir 2016a). By and large, the understanding of the Philistines and their culture was centered around the biblical and Egyptian images of the Philistines, and their continued reception and interpretation until modern times.
DOI 10.5615/neareastarch.81.1.0006
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Sites : Sites (Q - S) : Zafit, Tel / Tell es-Safi / Ghor es-Safi
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Themes : Ceramics
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Themes : Philistines
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