Some Notes on Philistines, Migration and Mediterranean Connectivity

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Abstract

This aim of this short paper is to try to plot some of the recent advances in the theoretically informed study of the Philistines, and put it in the context of the recent studies of intercultural contact and migration in the Mediterranean.The opening point to writing this article was the question whether there is a revival of the postprocessual ‘immobilist’ position toward migrations in archaeology (Hakenbeck 2008) visible in the study of the Philistine material culture. Upon reading recent articles by Bauer (2014) and Middleton (2015) I was filled with a nostalgic feeling that we are back in the
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication"Sea Peoples" Up-to-Date
Subtitle of host publicationNew Research on Transformation in the Eastern Mediterranean in 13th-11th Centuries BCE
EditorsP. M. Fischer, T. Bürge
PublisherThe Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
Pages141-148
Number of pages8
Edition1
ISBN (Print)9783700179634
StatePublished - 2017

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