Site: Qedesh

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Qedesh

Israel/Galilee

Kedesh, Tel Kedesh, Tel Qedesh

33.1101085 , 35.5309562

Middle Bronze Age I, Iron Age, Iron Age IIA, Achaemenid Persian, Early Hellenistic, Hellenistic, Middle Hellenistic, Late Hellenistic, Middle Roman

Local Geology


Associated Wares/Ware Families

c. 500 BCE - 1st c. BCE

Iron Age III/Achaemenid Persian, Achaemenid Persian, Hellenistic, Hellenistic, Early Roman, Early Roman

c. 1800 - 500 BCE

Middle Bronze Age II, Middle Bronze Age III, Late Bronze Age, Iron Age

9th-6th c. BCE

Iron Age IIB, Iron Age IIB, Iron Age IIB, Iron Age IIC, Iron Age IIC, Iron Age IIC

ca. 900 - 300 BCE

Iron Age, Achaemenid Persian

6th - 4th centuries BCE

Achaemenid Persian

6th-3rd c. BCE

Achaemenid Persian, Early Hellenistic

6th-1st c. BCE

Achaemenid Persian, Hellenistic, Late Hellenistic/Early Roman I

6th century BCE - 1st century CE

Iron Age III/Achaemenid Persian, Hellenistic, Early Roman

c. 500-200 BCE

Achaemenid Persian, Early Hellenistic

5th - 1st centuries BCE

Achaemenid Persian, Hellenistic

5th century BCE - 2nd century CE

Achaemenid Persian, Hellenistic, Roman

4th - 2nd century BCE

Achaemenid Persian, Hellenistic

Late 4th - Early 2nd centuries BCE

Early Hellenistic, Middle Hellenistic

300-150 BCE

Early Hellenistic, Middle Hellenistic

3rd -2nd centuries BCE

Achaemenid Persian, Hellenistic

3rd - 1st centuries BCE

Hellenistic

late 3rd-mid 2nd c. BCE

Middle Hellenistic

2nd century BCE

Hellenistic

2nd - 1st centuries BCE

Hellenistic, Early Roman

2nd - 1st centuries BCE

Late Hellenistic

late 2nd century BCE - 2nd century CE

Hellenistic, Roman

1st c. - 6th c. CE

Associated Kilns/Workshops
Vessels 153
Break Photos 52
Petrographic Samples 57
Bibliography
  1. Peter J. Stone. "'Provincial' Perspectives: The Persian, Ptolemaic, and Seleucid Administrative Center at Tel Kedesh, Israel in a Regional Context", PhD, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati, 2012
  2. Andrea M. Berlin, Sharon C. Herbert, and Peter Stone. "Dining In State: The Table Wares from the Persian-Hellenistic Administrative Building at Kedesh" in Pottery, Peoples, and Places. Study and Interpretation of Late Hellenistic Pottery, ed(s). P. Guldager Bilde and M. L. Lawall. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2014, 307-321
  3. Andrea M. Berlin and Sharon C. Herbert. "Tel Kedesh" in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology, ed(s). Daniel Master. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 373-381
  4. Ido Wachtel and Uri Davidovich. "Qedesh in the Galilee: The Emergence of an Early Bronze Age Levantine Megasite" Journal of Field Archaeology (2021)