The dog burials at achaemenid ashkelon revisited

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The article discusses the over one thousand individual dog burials discovered in Persian period Ashkelon. It reviews various theories regarding the burials, deals with possible origins of the phenomenon, cites recent relevant material discovered in the southern Levant and suggests two new theories concerning the dog burials at Ashkelon.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)267-282
Number of pages16
JournalTel Aviv
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Archaeology


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