Excavations at Tel Rekhesh

Yitzhak Paz, Masa'aki Okita, Akio Tsukimoto, Shuichi Hasegawa, Sang Kook Lim, David T. Sugimoto, Takuzo Onozuka, Yoshinobu Tatsumi, Masatoshi Yamafuji

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Tel Rekhesh, a site located in the eastern Lower Galilee, has been excavated since 2006. The primary results of the first four seasons of excavations enable the reconstruction of a flourishing Iron I settlement that covered the entire area of the site - the upper mound as well as its lower terrace. The Iron I architecture includes public buildings, installations and what appears to be cultic finds. It was preceded by LB, MB HB and EB II-III settlements, detected in various excavated areas. The next season will focus on some questions that arose during the first four seasons.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-40
Number of pages19
JournalIsrael Exploration Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Aug 10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • History
  • Archaeology


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