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Proto, Early Dynastic Egypt, and Early Bronze I-II of the Southern Levant: Some Uneasy 14C Correlations

  • Eliot Braun (a1)

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A number of recent radiocarbon determinations from several sites in Israel suggest advancing, by some considerable period of time, both the onset of the cultural horizon known as Early Bronze I and the appearance of its latest phases. The logical outcome of the acceptance of these new dates puts such a strain on chronological correlations between the 14C data and the archaeological record that the entire system would no longer be tenable if they were accepted. This paper examines in detail the problematic nature of these “uneasy correlations.”

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