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The History and Archaeology of Jaffa 1

Edited by Aaron A, Burke and Martin Peilstocker

The History and Archaeology of Jaffa 1
Hardback, 312 pages £53.00
Published: 2011
ISBN: 9781931745819
Format: 278mm x 215mm
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Subjects: Archaeology

Recipient of the G. Ernest Wright Award for Best Archaeological Publication, 2011. The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project (JCHP) is a joint research endeavour of the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. The first major book to address the archaeology of Jaffa in more than 60 years since excavations were initiated.

Part I. The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project and Archaeological Research in Jaffa

1: The Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project: Objectives, Organization, Strategies, and Implementation by Aaron A. Burke and Martin Peilstöcker
2: The History of Archaeological Research in Jaffa, 1948–2009 by Martin Peilstöcker
Appendix 1: Excavation Licenses and Permits Issued for Jaffa between 1948 and 2009
3: Cultural Heritage Management: The Flea Market and Clock Tower Square Excavations by Moshe Ajami
Appendix 3.1: Law of Antiquities
Appendix 3.2: The Policy of the Israel Antiquities Authority for Jaffa
4: Conservation Projects by LilahStrul
5: Archaeology and Geographic Information Systems Analysis by George A. Pierce
Part II. Jaffa’s Historical and Regional Setting

6: Early Jaffa: From the Bronze Age to the Persian Period by Aaron A. Burke
7: Jaffa in Its Regional Context during the Late Bronze and Iron Ages by Wolfgang Zwickel


Martin Peilstocker is a faculty member at the Johannes Gutenberg Universitat and director of the archaeological excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority in Jaffa. Aaron A. Burke is associate professor of Near Eastern archaeology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Publication Details:

 Hardback , 312 pages
 278mm x 215mm

BIC Code:
  HIS002000, SOC003000
 Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press


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