Tel Rehov Updated Chronological Table

General

Stratum

 

Local stratigraphy in each of the excavation areas

 

Perioda

 

Dateb

 

 

I

A-1

B-1

 

 

 

 

 

J1-2

Early Islamic

8-11th Centuries CE

II

A-2

B-2

 

 

-

-

-

J-3

Iron Age IIB/C

After 732

III

A-3a

A-3b

B-3

 

 

 

 

 

J-3-4

Iron Age IIB

Until 732 

IV

A-4

B-4C

C-1a

D-1a

E-1a

F-1

G-1

J-5

 

 

 

Iron Age IIA

 

Until

ca. 830-840

 

 

 

From ca. 980

V

 

B-5a*

B-5b

C-1b

D-1b

E-1b

G-2

G-2

J-6-7

 

VI

 

 

 

 

B-6

C-2

 

D-2

 

 

E-2

 

F-3-4

 

G-3

J-8

VII

 

B-7

C-3

 

D-3

D-4

D-5

 

 

 

 

 

Iron Age IB

Until 990-980

 

 

ca. 1130 (?)

 

 

 

 

D-6

D-7

 

 

 

 

Iron Age IA

12th century

 

 

 

 

D-8

D-9a

D-9b

 

 

 

 

Late Bronze

IIA-B

14th -13th  centuries  

 

 

 

 

D-10

 

 

 

 

Late Bronze

I-IIA

15th-14th century

 

 

 

 

D-11

 

 

 

 

MB/LBI

16th century

a  Terminology  and following  E.Stern (editor) Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land 1993: 1529.

b   Dates following Stern op. cit; Iron Age IIA dates following the Modified Conventional Chronology (Mazar 2005). BCE dates in all cells except the upper one.

c   Needs further clarification in the future. It is possible that 5a should be correlated with general Stratum IV.

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