Timnah: A Biblical City in the Sorek Valley

Kelm, George L.; Mazar, Amihai
May 1984
Archaeology;May/Jun84, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p58
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.


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