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The 2014 Season

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Past Excavations


Aerial View

Aerial view, 1920s'

Aerial view, 1931

Early Bronze Age


Early Bronze fortification, removed
in the 1930s

Middle and Late Bronze Ages


Middle and Late Bronze temple
,removed in the 1930s'

Late Bronze palace, removed in
the 1930s'

Late Bronze treasury, removed in
the 1930s'

Late Bronze chamber tomb excavated by Schumacher in the early 20th century

Iron Age I


Destruction of Stratum VIA (Iron I)

Iron Age II

Aerial view of Palace 1723 of Stratum VA-IVB (Iron II). Removed in the 1920s

Wall 325 of Stratum IVA built over Palace 1723 of Stratum VA-IVB

Wall 325 of Stratum IVA built over Palace 1723 of Stratum VA-IVB

The Northern Stables of Stratum IVA (Iron II), removed in the 1920s

Stratum IVA gate (Iron II); left wing removed in the 1930s

Stratum IVA gate (Iron II)

Stratum IVA water tunnel

Aerial view of Assyrian palaces, Stratum III; upper one removed in the 1920s'
Finds

Late Bronze tablet with Gilgamesh Epic, found near the excavation dump in the 1950s

Late Bronze statuette

Late Bronze ivory

Late Bronze ivory 


Base of a statue of Ramses VI

Fragment of a Shoshenq I stele

Iron Age vessel from the Schumacher excavations; hoard of scarabs found inside