Tag Archives: Finger impressed handles

Initial Pottery Results from Khirbet Arai

A new excavation at Khirbet Arai, an ancient site some 40 miles (61 km) SW of Jerusalem, may produce new data on the origins of the Philistines. I posted previously on some early test pit finds by excavators Yosef Garfinkel and Saar Ganor. … Continue reading

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Signs of Administration in the early Kingdom of Judah?

A new article by Hoo-Goo Kang and Yosef Garfinkel on marked jar handles is available for free download. These handles date to the early 10th century and point to governmental authority in the region of Judah. The authors conclude the impressed handles were precursors … Continue reading

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