Area J. Part V: Analyses of sediments from the level J-4 Temple floor

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Sediment samples were collected during the 2008 excavation season from within the Level J-4 temple (EB IB) in Area J for the purpose of material-identification. Specifically, we aimed at identifying the composition of the following features:1. The white coating of the interior faces of the temple’s walls2. The thin white layers found above the temple’s floor (Phase J-4a)3. The dark grey sediment patches found above the temple’s floor (Phase J-4a)4. The brown sediments identified as the temple’s floorSediments were collected in the field as bulk samples, based on differences in colour and texture. Analyses were conducted at the Kimmel
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMegiddo V
Subtitle of host publicationThe 2004–2008 Seasons
EditorsI. Finkelstein, D. Ussishkin, E. Cline
PublisherPenn State University Press
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781575062761
StatePublished - 2013

Publication series

NameMonograph Series of the Institute of Archaeology


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