By Israel Finkelstein, David Ussishkin, Eric H. Cline

This 3-volume set is the 3rd within the sequence of ultimate courses of the Megiddo day trip (see Megiddo III: The 1992–1996 Seasons, 2000; Megiddo IV: The 1998–2002 Seasons, 2006). It stories the unearths within the 2004–2008 seasons, with numerous references to the crusade of 2010. the most subject matters handled are: a last account of the Early Bronze Age cultic compound; excavations of the overdue Iron I layer in quarter H and the overdue Bronze II–III layers in quarter ok; document at the research of Schumacher's Nordburg and Chamber f and its atmosphere; the past due Bronze II–III, Iron I, and Iron IIA pottery of Megiddo; and numerous microarchaeology studies.

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2. The north arrow shown on the plans for Levels J-2 and J-3 in Megiddo III (Figs. , the main site-wide grid. The north arrow here, therefore, is correct vis-à-vis the University of Chicago plans. 3. The local grid of the main sector of Area J is aligned with the orientation of Temple 4040. The temple’s orientation is of 20° east of University of Chicago north. Thus, the north arrow on plans of the main Area J grid should point 20° differently than the main Area J grid. 4. The north arrow on most plans in Megiddo III and Megiddo IV is, in fact, pointing 30°.

This slab was also part of the pavement below the upper pavement. Slab D includes the most elaborate and significant incisions (Fig. 15). It was part of the stepped-like pavement found by Loud below the upper pavement. The main element, incised at its centre, is a human male figure holding a spear. The figure is facing right, holding the spear in his left hand. Three circles in relief represent the eyes and mouth. In addition, the figure has a pointed beard. His breast is emphasized by two circles in relief.

Pls. : Pl. 282: 36). The incised decoration on the edges of Slabs D, F and G (a group of four to six short parallel lines) is similar to a pattern on one of the slabs discovered by Loud – five parallel lines on the edge of a slab (Loud 1948: Pl. 277: 16). Slab H has an incision identical to an Egyptian potter’s mark (van den Brink 1992: 283, group xLI; example on p. 290, Fig. 11, Group xV No. 41 r rI r aIsrs 19-13). , Loud 1948: Pls. 275: 10–11, 277: 14–16). Slab D deserves special attention.

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