This paper presents for the first-time key information regarding one of the great unknown periods at Pella and its hinterland, the EB IV. By offering previously unpublished materials from the University of Sydney’s 1985 Wadi Hammeh Survey and the excavations in Area XXXII on the main mound of Pella itself, this paper traces the settlement history of this site during the final centuries of the third millennium BCE. Offering new insights into the reoccupation of Pella at the EB-MB transition.
|Title of host publication||Transition, Urbanism, and Collapse in the Early Bronze Age|
|Subtitle of host publication||Essays in Honor of Suzanne Richard|
|Editors||William Dever, Jesse Long|
|Place of Publication||Sheffield|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2021|
Bourke, S., & Kennedy, M. (2021). On the Edge of the Valley: The Early Bronze Age IV in the Wadi Hammeh and the North Jordan Valley. In W. Dever, & J. Long (Eds.), Transition, Urbanism, and Collapse in the Early Bronze Age: Essays in Honor of Suzanne Richard Sheffield: Equinox Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1558/equinox.37729