TITLE

Timnah: A Biblical City in the Sorek Valley

AUTHOR(S)
Kelm, George L.; Mazar, Amihai
PUB. DATE
May 1984
SOURCE
Archaeology;May/Jun84, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses archaeological evidence on the presence of the Biblical city of Timnah in Israel's Sorek Valley. Exact location of the city; Mention of the city in the biblical account of Judah's illicit relationship with Tamar; Excavation concentrated in four major areas; Period when the city was founded; Evidence recovered for the existence of a wide moat surrounding the city ramparts to enhance the first defensive system.
ACCESSION #
10809932

 

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