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Re-Excavating Jerusalem: Archival Archaeology

Kay Prag

Abstract

Re-excavating Jerusalem: Archival Archaeology is concerned with the archaeology and history of Jerusalem. It is a story of ongoing crises, of adaptations, inheritance and cultural transmission over many centuries under successive rulers, where each generation owed a cultural debt to its predecessors, from the Bronze Age to the modern world. It is not a summary history of occupation over four millennia, but rather a reflection of events as revealed in a major programme of archaeological excavation conducted by Dame Kathleen Kenyon in the 1960s, which is still in process of publication. The exca ... More

Keywords: archaeological archives, crisis, cultural transmission, fortifications, Islamic city, Jerusalem, Kathleen Kenyon, settlement patterns

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780197266427
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266427.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kay Prag, author
Manchester University, Honorary Research Affiliate of the Manchester Museum