Archaeology of Sinai: The Ophir Expedition

Itzhaq Beit-Arieh, David Gersht, Avi Gopher, Daniella Bar-Yosef Mayer, Nili Liphschitz, Liora Kolska Horwitz, Dror Segal, Steven Rosen, Israel Carmi, Naomi Porat

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In this book the final report of 22 seasons of the Ophir Expedition investigations in Sinai is presented. The book includes the results of the excavations of six Early Bronze Age II sites located at the high mountain of southern Sinai and their relationship to Canaanite Arad and a Chalcolithic site at the foot of Serabit el-Khadim and the result of a survey of ca. 1700 km2 where 306 sites were recorded. This detailed and comprehensive finds report includes studies on the ceramic, flint tools, copper artefacts etc.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationTel Aviv
PublisherTel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology
Number of pages454
ISBN (Electronic)9789652660374
ISBN (Print)9789652660183
StatePublished - 2003

Publication series

NameMonograph Series
PublisherTel Aviv University Institute of Archaeology


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