Ashqelon (al-Nabi Hussein): Evidence for the burial of jews, christians and pagans in a late roman-period burial ground

Shlomo Kol-Ya'akov, Yoav Farhi

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Abstract

The excavations were carried out at a site known as al-Nabi Hussein (map ref. NIG 1581-4/6187-9, OIG 1081-4/1187-9; Fig. 1). Three areas were excavated, exposing four burial arcosolia and a pit (Fig. 1). The tombs and fnds, dated to the third-ffth centuries CE, were part of a burial ground used by Ashqelon's inhabitants in the Late Roman period.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAtiqot
Pages87-111
Number of pages25
Edition1
StatePublished - 30 Oct 2012

Publication series

NameAtiqot
Number1
Volume70
ISSN (Print)0792-8424

Keywords

  • Anthropology
  • Burial
  • Ethnicity
  • Grave goods
  • Installations
  • Numismatics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Conservation
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology

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