Finkelstein Shown Right Once Again

A petrographic analysis has shown the Negevite pottery did not come from the Southern Negev Highlands, but from the Northern Negev and Feinan. Effectively proof of Finkelstein’s contention that the Tel Masos chiefdom, under the influence of Gaza’s demand for copper, was responsible for the settling down of pastoralists, who began to work at the Nahas and Feinan mines, leaving behind the seasonal Negevite sites? You decide.

Author: pithom

An atheist with an interest in the history of the ancient Near East. Author of the Against Jebel al-Lawz Wordpress blog.

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