Insurgency and Resistance: Archaeological Exploration of the Egyptian Fortress in Jaffa

From Harvard University Gazette
April 26, 2013 - 1:03am

Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue Wed., May 1, 2013, 7 – 8 p.m. For approximately 300 years from ca. 1460 to 1150 B.C. Egyptians controlled the former Canaanite port city of Jaffa (ancient Yapu), employing it as a staging ground for regular military campaigns into Canaan and the administration of its empire in the southern Levant. Recent research by the Jaffa Cultural Heritage Project under the direction of Aaron A. Burke (University of California, Los Angeles) and Martin Peilstöcker (Israel Antiquities Authority) enable a reassessment of the Egyptian presence in Jaffa and the nature of Egyptian and Canaanite interactions during this period. Gazette Classification: Humanities, Lecture, Science Organization/Sponsor: Semitic Museum Speaker(s): Aaron Burke Cost: Free and open to the public More info: bit.ly…


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