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Gezer VI: The Objects

The Objects from Phases I and II (1964–74)

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Gezer VI: The Objects

The Objects from Phases I and II (1964–74)

Publication of Gezer VI: The Objects from Phases I and II (1964–1974) continues the presentation of archaeological reports on the Hebrew Union College-Harvard Semitic Museum Excavations at Gezer between 1964 and 1974 as part of the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology Annual Series. With the exception of objects previously published in Gezer V, Gezer VI provides a comprehensive database with listings of all of the objects recovered during both the Phase I (1968–1971) and Phase II (1971–1974) HUC excavations at the site. In addition, the volume offers a summary of the stratigraphic history of Tell Gezer and includes a series of plates illustrating a large sample of the finds sorted by type and strata. Provided also are a series of comparative studies of the major material and type groupings of the object repertoire.

 

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Publication of Gezer VI: The Objects from Phases I and II (1964–1974) continues the presentation of archaeological reports on the Hebrew Union College-Harvard Semitic Museum Excavations at Gezer between 1964 and 1974 as part of the Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology Annual Series. With the exception of objects previously published in Gezer V, Gezer VI provides a comprehensive database with listings of all of the objects recovered during both the Phase I (1968–1971) and Phase II (1971–1974) HUC excavations at the site. In addition, the volume offers a summary of the stratigraphic history of Tell Gezer and includes a series of plates illustrating a large sample of the finds sorted by type and strata. Provided also are a series of comparative studies of the major material and type groupings of the object repertoire.

Preface

Author’s Preface

Bibliography

Introduction (W. G. Dever and Joe D. Seger)

Chapter 1. The Nature and Use of This Volume (W. G. Dever, Garth Gilmour, and Joe D. Seger)

Chapter 2. A Brief Summary of the Stratigraphy and Cultural History of Gezer (W. G. Dever and Joe D. Seger)

Str. XXVI

Str. XXV

Str. XXIV–XXIII

Str. XXII

Str. XXI

Str. XX

Str. XIX–XVIII

Str. XVII

Str. XVI

Str. XV

Str. XIV

Str. XIII

Str. XII–XI

Str. X–IX

Str. VIII

Str. VII

Str. VI

Str. V

Str. IV

Str. III

Str. II

Str. I

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Chapter 3. A Database of Objects from the HUC Excavations at Tell Gezer (1964–1974)

1. Bone and Ivory Objects

2. Ceramic Objects

3. Faience and Frit Objects

4. Figurines

5. Inscriptions and Seal impressions

6. Loom Weights

7. Metal Objects

8. Shell Objects

9. Stone Objects

10. Whorls and Buttons

Appendix A. Egyptian Amulets from Gezer (C. Herrmann)

I. Introduction

II. Catalog

1. Anthropomorphic Figures

2. Animals

3. Object Amulets

4. Winged Scarab (?)

Appendix B. Beads and Pendants from Gezer (M. Spaer)

Earliest Finds

Late Bronze Age to Hellenistic Period

Faience

Glass

Other Siliceous Materials

Ornamental Stone

Amber

Various Materials

Late Finds

Conclusion

Appendix C. The Coins from Gezer (D. Barag)

Catalog

Appendix D. The Glass Vessels from Gezer (D. Barag)

Late Bronze Age II

Persian to Early Hellenistic Periods

Late Roman–Byzantine and Medieval Period

Catalog

Appendix E. Stamp-Seal Amulets from Gezer (O. Keel)

Catalog

Appendix F. The Plaque Figurines from Gezer (I. Cornelius)

1. Catalog

2. Types

I: Hands Raised—Holding Plants or Empty

II: Hands Holding the Breasts

III: Arms Hanging Down

IV: Lower Body and Leg Fragments

V: Head Fragments

3. Function and Interpretation

Appendix G. Stamped Amphora Handles from the American Excavations at Gezer (D. T. Ariel)

Catalog

A. Rhodian Stamped Handles

B. Rhodian Stamped Handles: Names Not Read

C. Zenon Group Stamped Handle

D. Latin Class Stamped Handle?

Indices

A. Names of Persons

B. Rhodian Months

C. Devices

Appendix H. The Chipped Stone Collection from the Gezer Fields (S. A. Rosen and Z. Gotesman)

1. Introduction

2. Description of the Assemblage

a. Raw Materials

b. Waste

c. Tools

3. Discussion

4. Conclusions

Plates

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