Tag: seymour gitin

The “Philistines” to the North

07/08 | The Philistines, who established the famous five cities in the southern coastal plain, were just one tribe of Sea Peoples who invaded Canaan in the 12th century B.C.E. The northern   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

Where Did the Philistines Come From?

05/20 | Excavators at Tell es-Safi/Gath, the site of Gath of the Philistines mentioned in the Bible, found an exceptionally well preserved horned altar reminiscent of the Israelite horned altars described in   Read more…

Posted in Artifacts and the Bible, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The New Bible of Ancient Pottery

06/29 | Nava Panitz-Cohen reviews The Ancient Pottery of Israel and Its Neighbors: From the Iron Age Through the Hellenistic Period (vols. 1 and 2), edited by Seymour Gitin.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.


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