The Ethnic Identification of Khirbet Qeiyafa: Why It Matters?

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I had the pleasure to work together with Brian Hesse for many years. During the first years we knew each other, we were both part of the Tel Miqne-Ekron expedition in central Israel, directed by Trude Dothan and Seymour Gitin. Later he was the archaeozoologist at my excavations at Sha‘ar Hagolan in the Central Jordan Valley of Israel. Brian Hesse, together with Paula Wapnish, were the first scholars to deal with questions relating to ethnic identification in the Iron Age, based on pig bones. I dedicate this article, relating to a similar problem, to his memory. In any case, ethnicity...[long field truncated]
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wide Lens in Archaeology
Subtitle of host publicationHonoring Brian Hesse's Contributions to Anthropological Archaeology
EditorsJustin Lev-Tov, Paula Hesse, Allan Gilbert
Place of PublicationAtlanta
Number of pages20
StatePublished - 2017


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