Town and country in the southern Carmel: Report on the Landscape Archaeology Project at Dor (LAPD)

Gibson, Shimon, Kingsley, Sean, Clarke, Joanne ORCID:, Rowan, Yorke M., Finkielsztejn, Gerald, Hawari, Mahmoud and Auld, Sylvia (1999) Town and country in the southern Carmel: Report on the Landscape Archaeology Project at Dor (LAPD). Levant, 31 (1). pp. 71-121.

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This report deals with the results of a project of landscape archaeology in the hinterland of Tel Dor (Tanturah) in the northern coastal plain of Israel. An introduction to previous research made in the region is followed by a description of the survey methods employed during the project and the characteristics of the five geographical subunits investigated (Zones I–V) The patterning of settlement remains and the chronology of landscape features forms the main part of the article, with information on changes occurring in the Dor landscape from the Chalcolithic through to Ottoman periods. Brief mention is made regarding groups of features examined, such as wells, cisterns, aqueducts, fields, oil presses, wine presses, columbaria, quarries and burial caves. Reports are given on the pottery from the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age I, the Middle Bronze Age IIA, and the Roman and Byzantine periods. Appendices also deal with Chalcolithic basalt vessels, Hellenistic stamped amphora handles, Ottoman copper lids and a nineteenth-century Arabic inscription from Tanturah.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
University of East Anglia Research Groups/Centres > Theme - ClimateUEA
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Centres > Centre for African Art and Archaeology
Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Art History and World Art Studies
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 01 May 2018 15:30
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2024 17:41
DOI: 10.1179/007589199790217178

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