Jerusalem: Department of Antiquities and Museums - Ministry of Education and Culture - The Department of Archeology, Hebrew University - The Israel Exploration Society. 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. , 171pp (text), XXVIIIpp of plates. Original tan cloth with brown lettering on front board and spine. Printer's device on title-page. Fascinating work being the final report of the results of the first season of excavations at Tel Ashdod. It is profusely illustrated with numerous illustrations of maps and artifacts and 28 plates of photographic reproductions of views and artifacts. Ex-library copy with library stamp on top edge, free front endpaper, and on inside of back board. Minor soiling on covers. Binding in overall very good, interior in near to fine condition. vg. Item #24914
About Ashdod: Ashdod is an important archaeological site on the Mediterranean coast of present-day Israel, situated some 6 km (3.5 miles) south of the modern city by the same name and 14.5 km (9 miles) north-east of the neighbouring site of ancient Ashkelon. The settlement represented a city of primary importance in the Late Bronze and Iron Ages.