Jill Citron Katz is a Lecturer in Archaeology and Anthropology at Yeshiva University. She holds a B.A. degree in Anthropology (Archaeology) from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently involved in excavations at the Philistine city of Gath (Tell es-Safi) in Israel.
What was Canaanite religion like during the Middle Bronze Age, at the time of the biblical patriarchs? This volume presents a theoretical model for identifying ritual behavior in the archaeological record, providing a test case using the rich material culture and structures that have been unearthed at the biblical city of Gerar (Tel Haror, Israel).
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