The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

3. What do tells tell us?

The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

Merilyn Copland [+-]
William Jessup University
Professor Emerita

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Archaeologists talk a lot about tells. What are they? Tells are mounds found all over the Middle East, which are composed of layers of remains from ancient cities that were built, destroyed, and rebuilt repeatedly on the same location. The history of archaeology started on tells learning how to get the most information from the layers of past.

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Copland, Merilyn . 3. What do tells tell us?. The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 15-19 Sep 2016. ISBN 9781781792421. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=27849. Date accessed: 25 Sep 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.27849. Sep 2016

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