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Philistine burial practices in cultural context

"This paper traces burials from Iron Age I Canaan that reflect an influence of Philistine culture. This influence can be measured by the presence of Philistine bichrome pottery or other evidence related to this ancient biblical people. A major road block to the clearest possible understanding of Philistine burials is that no cemeteries have been found at any of the earliest settlements of the biblical Philistines, the Pentapolis. The Old Testament lists these cities as Ashkelon, Ashdod, Ekron, Gath, and Gaza (e.g. Joshua 13:3)..."

Author(s):  Fugitt, Stephen Mark
Format:  Book
Publisher:  University of South Africa
Date:  2003
Series:  unisa electronic theses & dissertations