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  • Did the Israelites Conquer Jericho? A New Look at the Archaeological Evidence

    wall proper. The approximate line of this wall is indicated by the dashed line. In the 1930s, Britisharchaeologist John Garstang excavated a residential area, marked "A," just west of the perennial spring that supplied the city’s water and which now...
  • Dating Jericho's Destruction: Bienkowski is Wrong on All Counts

    The entire plate is reproduced here. The plate shows a selection of Late Bronze I forms from Kenyon's excavation. John Garstang, having excavated a much larger area, recovered many more diagnostic Late Bronze I types. To begin with, it is important to...
  • From Ramesses to Shiloh: Archaeological Discoveries Bearing on the Exodus-Judges Period

    of the Exodus and Conquest according to biblical chronology.33 A previous excavator, another British archaeologist, John Garstang, concluded from his work in the 1930s that Jericho had been destroyed at the end of the fifteenth century B.C.34 Garstang...
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  • Researching Jericho

    findings at Jericho. In reviewing all of the published pottery from the Late Bronze Age in Palestine, I came across John Garstang's pottery from the cemetery and destruction level at Jericho. Although earlier than the focus of my thesis, I was struck by...
  • The Walls of Jericho

    the Late Bronze I period), exactly when the Bible says the Conquest occurred (Wood 1990). Pottery found at Jericho by John Garstang. This distinctive pottery, decorated with red and black geometric patterns, was in use only in the 15th century BC, the...
  • Let The Evidence Speak

    a residency at Jericho and exacting tribute from the Israelite tribes for 18 years in the late 14th century. When John Garstang excavated Jericho in the 1930s he found a large palatial-like structure which he identified as Eglon's palace. An abundance...
  • David Rohl's Revised Egyptian Chronology: A View From Palestine

    Jericho (Dt 34:3; 2 Chr 28:15). Rohl makes a connection between the LB IIA "Middle Building" at Jericho, excavated by John Garstang in 1933, and David's seclusion of the Israelite delegation at Jericho recorded in 2 Samuel 10:5. The Bible does not tell...
  • Jericho: Does the Evidence Disprove or Prove the Bible?

    several organized excavations were carried out at the site. The most notable were those of the British archaeologists John Garstang (1930-1936) and Kathleen Kenyon (1952-1958). Garstang found fallen city walls, burned stores of grain and evidence of...
  • Biblical Archaeology in 2009: Still Going Strong

    Schools of Oriental Research (BASOR). Of particular interest to ABR subscribers was a paper given by Jonathan Tubb, 'John Garstang's Excavations at Jericho: A Cautionary Tale,' which are known by most scholars primarily for his misdating the EB walls to...
  • Hittites and Hethites: A Proposed Solution to an Etymological Conundrum

    history of the Hittites in 1884.[13] This was soon followed by updated treatments by Sayce in 1888 andfollowing,[14] and Garstang in 1910.[15] Beginning in 1906, the Hittites came into the full light of history when a royal archive of over 10,000 clay...
  • Location of Biblical Bethel and Ai Reconsidered

    both early and late dates.[4] Kathleen Kenyon’s excavations at Jericho are indecisive respecting the Conquest, while John Garstang, on the basis of his own findings, held out for an early date to his dying day. Thus, a new site for Ai and its excavation...
  • Shechem: Its Archaeological and Contextual Significance

    who was a nobleman in the court of Sesostris III (ca. 1880–1840 BC). It was found in 1901 by the renowned archaeologist J. Garstang at Abydos, Egypt. King Sesostris III becameruler shortly after Jacob was at Shechem, and he was probably the king when...
  • Israel's Origins

    from LB I and thus dated the Israelite destruction there too early, with respect to the 'late date' held by many. However, Garstang's ceramic finds (now in several museums) and recently reevaluated (Wood 1990, 1999), prove that Garstang had indeed...
  • The Dating of Hazor's Destruction in Joshua 11 Via Biblical, Archaeological, and Epigraphical Evidence

    the inscriber of the cow's liver fully anticipated an attack from an outside enemy. 48. Two of Jericho's excavators, John Garstang (1930-1936) and Kathleen Kenyon (1952-1958), found that City IV-theJericho of Joshua's day-was amply supplied with grain,...

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