Band 2 Strata 25-17 (Frühe und Mittlere Bronzezeit)

Preface

Introduction

1. Early Bronze Age I-III (3600 – 2300 BC)

1.1. The Early Bronze Age I-III in the Southern Levant

1.1.1. The ‘Urban Revolution’

1.1.2. The Early Bronze Age I (3600-3000 BC)

1.1.3. The Early Bronze Age II (3000-2700 BC)

1.1.4. The Early Bronze Age III (2700-2400 BC)

1.2. The Early Bronze Age I-III on Tall Zirāʿa

1.2.1. Early Bronze Age Settlement Strata (Strata 25-22)

1.2.1.1.  Stratum 25 Early Bronze Age City Wall and Glacis

1.2.1.2.  Stratum 24 Early Bronze Age II/III (unfinished excavated stratum)

1.2.1.3.  Stratum 23 Early Bronze Age II/III

1.2.1.4.  Stratum 22 Early Bronze Age II

1.2.2. Catalogue of Finds – Early Bronze Age I-III (Strata 25-22)

1.2.2.1.  Catalogue of Metal Finds: Strata 23 and 22

1.2.2.2.  Catalogue of Faience Finds: Stratum 22

1.2.2.3.  Catalogue of Bone Finds: Strata (24) 23 and 22

1.2.2.4.  Catalogue of Stone Finds: Strata 25-22

1.2.2.5.  Catalogue of Ceramics: Strata 25-22 (by Andrea Schwermer)

1.2.3. Resume (2400-1950 BC)

2. Intermediate Period: Early Bronze Age IV and Middle Bronze Age I (2400-1950 BC)

2.1. The Intermediate Bronze Age in the Southern Levant

2.2. The Intermediate Bronze Age on Tall Zirāʿa

2.2.1. The Intermediate Bronze Age Settlement Strata (Strata 21-20)

2.2.1.1.  Stratum 21 Early Bronze Age IV/Middle Bronze Age I (older stratum)

2.2.1.2.  Stratum 20 Early Bronze Age IV/Middle Bronze Age I (younger stratum)

2.2.2. Catalogue of Finds – The Intermediate Bronze Age (Strata 21 and 20)

2.2.2.1.  Catalogue of Metal Finds: Strata 21 and 20

2.2.2.2.  Catalogue of Faience Finds: Stratum 20

2.2.2.3.  Catalogue of Bone Finds: Strata 21 and 20

2.2.2.4.  Catalogue of Stone Finds: Strata 21 and 20

2.2.2.5.  Catalogue of Ceramics: Strata 21-20 (by Andrea Schwermer)

2.2.3. Resume

3. Middle Bronze Age II (1950 – 1550 BC)

3.1. The Middle Bronze Age II in the Southern Levant

3.2. The Middle Bronze Age II on Tall Zirāʿa

3.2.1. The Middle Bronze Age II Settlement Strata (Strata 19-17)

3.2.1.1.  Stratum 19 Middle Bronze Age IIA (older stratum)

3.2.1.2.  Stratum 18 Middle Bronze Age IIA (younger stratum)

3.2.1.3.  Stratum 17 Middle Bronze Age IIB

3.2.2. Catalogue of Finds – The Intermediate Bronze Age (Strata 19-17)

3.2.2.1.  Catalogue of Metal Finds: Strata 19-17

3.2.2.2.  Catalogue of Faience/Glass Finds: Strata 19-17

3.2.2.3.  Catalogue of Bone Finds: Strata 19-17

3.2.2.4.  Catalogue of Stone Finds: Strata 19-17

3.2.2.5.  Catalogue of Ceramics: Strata 19-17 (by Andrea Schwermer)

3.2.3. Resume

  1. Typology of Cooking Pots from the Early to the Middle Bronze Age (by Andrea Schwermer)
  2. Bibliography
  3. Appendices:

List of Figures

List of Plates

List of Tables

Abbreviations

A complete documentation of all contexts and finds of the Strata 25-17 (available in German; Appendix Abb Introduction XXX as PDF).