Marianne Luban
re: Jericho
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:43
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Anonymous wrote:

"The scarabs come from an administrative palace built later. But there was no city there."

I am of the opinion that "Anonymous" is nothing more than a trolling sock-puppet, who should be ignored except when writing utter falsehoods. As anyone who is familiar with the subject of Jericho knows, the scarabs were found in a necropolis and were classified as grave goods. They have everything to do with dating the habitation.

http://facultysites.vassar.edu/jolott/old_courses/class%20of%2051/jericho/garstang.html

  • re: JerichoAnonymous, Tue Jun 12 00:40
    https://books.google.com/books?id=c_tDCwAAQBAJ&pg=PA91&lpg=PA91&dq=Garstang+middle+building+scarabs&source=bl&ots=F5x6Pfzd5-&sig=RUYOjjihQeYfoqYyAa3bacSZeVQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwju__jfs83bAhWs64MKHbv... more
    • re: JerichoToby Charles Anderson, Wed Jun 13 15:51
      Hello Anonymous, After giving the link to a page in a book, you concluded. You wrote: "The scarabs come from an administrative palace built later. But there was no city there." That is NOT what your... more
      • re: JerichoAnonymous, Fri Jun 15 09:49
        Toby: My trivial mistake, already conceeded, changes nothing. The necropolis is a separate site from the city. A curse was put on rebuilding the city, but not on continued use of the necropolis. So... more
    • re: JerichoAnonymous, Tue Jun 12 15:50
      Pardon my error. The scarabs came from the Necropolis, which is not the city. //From the pottery and scarabs found at the necropolis, Garstang concluded that its use was continuous from the third... more
    • re: Jericho — Marianne Luban, Tue Jun 12 11:43
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