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Gezer VI: The Objects from Phases I and II (1964–1974)
Gilmour, Garth

Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2014 pp. xv + 407. $89.55

Series Information
Gezer Project - GP, 6


Description: 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.

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Other Methods

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Review by Aren M. Maeir
Published 8/4/2016
Citation: Aren M. Maeir, review of Garth Gilmour, Gezer VI: The Objects from Phases I and II (1964–1974), Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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