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Megiddo Bibliography


Aharoni, Y. 1979. The Land of the Bible A Historical Geography. Philadelphia.

Ben-Tor, A. (ed.). 1992. The Archaeology of Ancient Israel. New Haven.

Finkelstein, I. and Silberman, N.A. 2001. The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of its Sacred TextsNew York.

Levy, T.E. (ed.). 1995. Archaeology of Society in the Holy Land. London.

Mazar, A. 1990. Archaeology of the Land of the Bible 10,000-586 B.C.E. New York.


Excavation Reports 

Finkelstein, I., Ussishkin, D. and Halpern, B. (eds.). 2000. Megiddo III: The 1992-1996 Seasons. Tel Aviv.

Finkelstein, I., Ussishkin, B. and Halpern, B. (eds.). 2006. Megiddo IV: The 1998-2002 Seasons. Tel Aviv.

Guy, P.L.O. 1938. Megiddo Tombs. Chicago.

Harrison, T.P. 2004. Megiddo 3: Final Report on the Stratum VI Excavations. Chicago.

Lamon, R.S. 1935. The Megiddo Water System. Chicago.

Lamon, R. and Shipton, G.M. 1939. Megiddo I. Chicago.

Loud, G. 1939. The Megiddo Ivories. Chicago.

Loud, G. 1948. Megiddo II. Seasons of 1935-1939. Chicago.

May, H.G. 1935. Material Remains of the Megiddo Cult. Chicago.


Summary Works

Davies, G.I. 1986. Megiddo. Cambridge.

Finkelstein, I. and Ussishkin, D. 1994. Back to Megiddo. BAR 20(1): 26-43.

Kempinski, A. 1989. Megiddo. A City State and Royal Centre in North Israel. Munich.

Silberman, N.A., Finkelstein, I., Ussishkin, D. and Halpern, B. 1999. Digging at Armageddon. Archaeology (November/December issue): 32-39.

Cline, E.H. 2000. The Battles of Armageddon: Megiddo and the Jezreel Valley from the Bronze Age to the Nuclear Age. Ann Arbor.

Thematic Studies 

Aharoni, Y. 1972. The Stratification of Israelite MegiddoJNES 31: 302-311.

Brandfon, F.R. 1977. The Earliest City Wall at MegiddoTel Aviv 4: 79-84.

Davies, G.I. 1994. King Solomon's Stables Still at Megiddo? BAR 20(1): 44-49.

Dunayevsky, I. and Kempinski, A. 1973. The Megiddo TemplesZDPV 89: 161-187.

Epstein, K. 1965. An Interpretation of the Megiddo Sacred Area during Middle Bronze Age II. IEJ 15: 204-221.

Esse, D.L. 1991. Subsistence, Trade, and Social Change in Early Bronze Age Palestine. Chicago: 67-90.

Finkelstein, I. 1996. The Archaeology of the United Monarchy: An Alternative ViewLevant 28: 177-187.

Finkelstein, I. 1996. The Stratigraphy and Chronology of Megiddo and Beth-shean in the 12th-11th Centuries B.C.E. Tel Aviv 23:  170-184.

Finkelstein, I. and Ussishkin, D. 2003. The Cache of Egyptianized Vessels from Megiddo: A Stratigraphic UpdateTel Aviv 30: 27-41.

Franklin, N. 2005. Correlation and Chronology: Samaria and Megiddo Redux. In: Levy, T.E. and Higham, T. (eds.). The Bible and Radiocarbon Dating:  Archaeology, Text and Science. London: 310-322.

Franklin, N. 2006. Revealing Stratum V at MegiddoBASOR 342: 95-111.

Franklin, N. 2012. From Megiddo to Tamassos and Back: Putting the “Proto-Ionic Capital” in its Place.In: Finkelstein, I. and Na'aman, N. eds. The Fire Signals of Lachish: Studies in the Archaeology and History of Israel in the Late Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Persian Period in Honor of David Ussishkin.  Winona Lake (Eisenbrauns).

Gonen, R. 1987. Megiddo in the Late Bronze Age, another ReassessmentLevant 19: 83-100.

Ilan, O. and Goren, Y. 2003. The Egyptianized Pottery Vessels of Early Bronze Age MegiddoTel Aviv 30: 42-53.

Malamat, A. 1973. Josiah's Bid for Armageddon: The Background of the Judean-Egyptian Encounter in 609 B.C. The Journal of the Near Eastern Society of Columbia University 5: 267-278.

Na'aman, N. 1988. Pharaonic Lands in the Jezreel Valley in the Late Bronze Age. In: Heltzer, M., et al. (eds.). Society and Economy in the Eastern Mediterranean (c. 1500-1000 B.C.). Leuven: 177-185.

Na'aman, N. 1991. The Kingdom of Judah under JosiahTel Aviv 18: 3-71.

Pritchard, J.B. 1970. The Megiddo Stables: A Reassessment. In: Sanders, J.A. (ed.). Near Eastern Archaeology in the Twentieth  Century. Garden City: 268-275.

Shea, W.H. 1979. The Conquest of Sharuhen and Megiddo Reconsidered. IEJ 29: 1-5.

Shiloh, Y. 1980. Solomon's Gate at Megiddo as Recorded by its Excavator, R. Lamon, ChicagoLevant 12: 69-76.

Singer, I. 1988-1989. The Political Status of Megiddo VIIATel Aviv 15-16: 101-112.

Ussishkin, D. 1973. King Solomon's PalacesBA 36: 78-105.

Ussishkin, D. 1980. Was the Solomonic City Gate a t Megiddo Built by King Solomon? BASOR 239: 1-18.

Ussishkin, D. 1989. Schumacher's Shrine in Building 338 at Megiddo. IEJ 39: 149-172.

Ussishkin, D. 1995. The Destruction of Megiddo at the End of the Late Bronze Age and Its Historical SignificanceTel Aviv 22: 240-267.

Yadin, Y. 1970. Megiddo of the Kings of IsraelBA 33: 66-96.

Yadin, Y. 1976. In Defense of the Stables at Megiddo. BAR 2: 18-22.

Yadin, Y. 1980. A Rejoinder to Ussishkin's Solomonic City Gate. BASOR 239: 19-23.

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