israel exploration societyהחברה לחקירת ארץ-ישראל ועתיקותיה


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THE ANCIENT POTTERY OF ISRAEL AND ITS NEIGHBORS FROM THE NEOLITHIC THROUGH THE HELLENISTIC PERIOD is a three volume updated and expanded version of The Pottery of the Holy Land by Ruth Amiran, published more than 40 years ago. It presents a comprehensive corpus of ceramic forms and their typological developments within each period, organized according to geographic and cultural regions. The discussion focuses on the most characteristic pottery types and decorative motifs selected from a wide range of major and minor sites. Line drawings and black-and-white and color photographs illustrate the text.

The 36 chapters are written by 29 authors from six countries, including Michal Artzy, Itzhaq Beit-Arieh, Amnon Ben-Tor, Andrea Berlin, Piotr Bienkowski, Ruhama Bonfil, Eliot Braun, William G. Dever, Trude Dothan, Yosef Garfinkel, Ayelet L. Gilboa, Seymour Gitin, Raphael Greenberg, Larry G. Herr, Ze’ev Herzog, David Ilan, Gunnar Lehmann, Amihai Mazar, Pierre de Miroschedji, Robert Mullins, Eliezer Oren, Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom, Beno Rothenberg, Lilly Singer-Avitz, Ephraim Stern, Ron Tappy, Jane Waldbaum, Eli Yannai and Annabel R. Zarzecki-Peleg. 

Chief Editor: Seymour Gitin

Associate Editors: Amnon Ben-Tor, Ephraim Stern, Eli Yannai

A joint publication of:

Israel Exploration Society

W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research

Israel Antiquities Authority

American Schools of Oriental Research