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El-Ahwat

 El-Ahwat Excavations at this fortified site located in central Israel and dated to the early Iron Age, exposed architecture influenced by the western Mediterranean 'Nuraghic' style. This project, run and directed by Haifa University and with the cooperation of the University of Cagliari, Sardinia, is aimed at exploring the archaeology and history of the 'Northern (non-Philistine) Sea Peoples - Shardana and Sikulu. These tribes are known from their settlement of the northern coast of Canaan in the 12th century BCE.

The Zinman Institute of Archaeology, University of Haifa, 199 Aba-Hushi Avenue, Haifa, Israel 3498838
Tel: +972-4-8249392 | Fax: +972-4-8249876 | E-mail: arch@research.haifa.ac.il | Department of Archaeology
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