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Ramat Raḥel IV

The Renewed Excavations by the Tel Aviv–Heidelberg Expedition (2005–2010): Stratigraphy and Architecture

Oded Lipschits, Manfred Oeming, and Yuval Godot

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503 b&w illustrations
2020
Emery and Claire Yass Publications in Archaeology of The Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University

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Ramat Raḥel IV

The Renewed Excavations by the Tel Aviv–Heidelberg Expedition (2005–2010): Stratigraphy and Architecture

Oded Lipschits, Manfred Oeming, and Yuval Godot

This is the first of a three-volume final report on the Tel Aviv–Heidelberg Renewed Excavations at Ramat Raḥel, 2005–2010. It presents the stratigraphy and architecture of the excavation areas, including portions of the palatial compound, the subterranean columbarium complex, and the Late Roman cemetery; site formation of the tell; twentieth-century fortifications at the site; and the ancient garden and its water installations.

 

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This is the first of a three-volume final report on the Tel Aviv–Heidelberg Renewed Excavations at Ramat Raḥel, 2005–2010. It presents the stratigraphy and architecture of the excavation areas, including portions of the palatial compound, the subterranean columbarium complex, and the Late Roman cemetery; site formation of the tell; twentieth-century fortifications at the site; and the ancient garden and its water installations.

Oded Lipschits is Director of the Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University.

Manfred Oeming is Professor of Old Testament Theology and Vice President of the College for Jewish Studies at the University of Heidelberg.

Yuval Gadot is Associate Professor and Chair of the Jacob M. Alkow Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures at Tel Aviv University.

Publications by the Ramat Raḥel Expedition

PREFACE

Oded Lipschits, Manfred Oeming and Yuval Gadot

PART I: INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1 STRATEGIC LOCATION AND NATURAL SURROUNDINGS

Oded Lipschits, Yuval Gadot and Manfred Oeming

CHAPTER 2 THE ANCIENT NAME OF THE SITE

Oded Lipschits and Nadav Na’aman

CHAPTER 3 HISTORY OF RESEARCH

Oded Lipschits, Yuval Gadot and Manfred Oeming

CHAPTER 4 THE RENEWED EXCAVATIONS OF THE TEL AVIV–HEIDELBERG EXPEDITION

Yuval Gadot, Liora Freud, Manfred Oeming and Oded Lipschits

PART II: AREA REPORTS

CHAPTER 5 AREAS A1, B1 AND B3 WITH AN EMPHASIS ON THE CEMETERY

Keren Ras

CHAPTER 6 AREA B2

Boaz Gross

CHAPTER 7 AREA C1

Nitsan Shalom and Boaz Gross

CHAPTER 8 AREA C2

Assaf Kleiman

CHAPTER 9 AREA D1

Efrat Bocher and Lisa Yehuda

CHAPTER 10 AREA D2

Shatil Emmanuilov

CHAPTER 11 AREA D3: COURTYARD 380, THE INNER GATE AND BUILDING 468

Ido Koch

CHAPTER 12 AREA D4

Omer Sergi

CHAPTER 13 AREA D6

Ido Koch and Nirit Kedem

CHAPTER 14 SURVEY AND EXCAVATIONS OF SUBTERRANEAN FEATURES BETWEEN AREAS D6 AND C1

Uri Davidovich and Roi Porat

CHAPTER 15 AREA UG7: THE SOUTHERN COLUMBARIUM

Uri Davidovich

CHAPTER 16 AREA T: SURVEY AND EXCAVATIONS ON THE WESTERN SLOPE

Uri Davidovich and Naomi Porat

PART III: SYNTHESIS

CHAPTER 17 SITE FORMATION AT RAMAT RAḤEL: THE NATURAL TOPOGRAPHY AND CHANGES MADE DURING ITS HISTORY

Nirit Kedem, Yuval Gadot and Oded Lipschits

CHAPTER 18 THE ANCIENT GARDEN AND ITS WATER INSTALLATIONS

Boaz Gross, Yuval Gadot and Oded Lipschits

CHAPTER 19 TWENTIETH CENTURY FORTIFICATIONS

Efrat Bocher

CHAPTER 20 DECONSTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION: REEVALUATING THE FIVE EXPEDITIONS TO RAMAT RAḤEL

Oded Lipschits, Yuval Gadot and Manfred Oeming

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