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Ruhama Bonfil

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Edited books

A. Ben-Tor and R. Bonfil, eds. (1997) Hazor V: An Account of the Fifth Season of Excavations, 1968. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University.

A. Ben-Tor, R. Bonfil and S. Zuckerman, eds. (2007) Tel Qashish, A Village in the Jezreel Valley: Final Report of the Archaeological Excavations (1978–1987) (Qedem Reports 5). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University and Israel Exploration Society.

Yehuda Dagan in collaboration with Ruhama Bonfil and Ilan Sharon (2011) The Ramat Bet Shemesh Regional Project: landscapes of settlement from the Paleolithic to the Ottoman periods, Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority.

Chapters in books

Bonfil, R. (1997) Area A. In: A. Ben-Tor and R. Bonfil (eds.). Hazor V: An Account of the Fifth Season of Excavations, 1968. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University: 15–176.

Bonfil, R. (2003) The Middle and Late Bronze Age in Area A – Pottery Typology of the Middle Bronze Age II and the Late Bronze Age (Chapter 16); Changes in the Material Culture at Tel Qashish over Time in Comparison with Other Sites in the Jezreel Valley (Chapter 17); Characteristics of Settlement Plans in the Middle Bronze Age II (Chapter 18). In: A. Ben-Tor, R. Bonfil and S. Zuckerman (eds.). Tel Qashish, A Village in the Jezreel Valley: Final Report of the Archaeological Excavations (1978–1987) (Qedem Reports 5). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University and Israel Exploration Society.

Ben-Tor, A. and Bonfil, R. (2003) The Early Bronze Age I – The Stratigraphy of Area B (Chapter 2); The Early Bronze Age II–III – The Stratigraphy of Area B (Chapter 6) and The Stratigraphy of Area A (Chapter 7); The Middle and Late Bronze Ages in Area A – Stratigraphy and Pottery of Area A (Chapter 15); Tel Qashish in the Middle and Late Bronze Age – Historical Implications (Chapter 19); The Transitional Late Bronze/Iron Age Phase to the Persian Period in Area A: The Transitional Phase LB/Iron Age to the Persian Period in Area A (Chapter 20); The Middle Bronze Age to the Ottoman Period in Area B (Chapter 21). In: A. Ben-Tor, R. Bonfil and S. Zuckerman (eds.). Tel Qashish, A Village in the Jezreel Valley: Final Report of the Archaeological Excavations (1978–1987) (Qedem Reports 5). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University and Israel Exploration Society.

Cohen, S. and Bonfil, R. (2007) The Pottery (Chapter 5). In: Y. Garfinkel and S. Cohen (eds.). The Middle Bronze Age IIA Cemetery at Gesher: Final Report (ASOR Annual 62). Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research.

Articles

Garfinkel, Y. and Bonfil, R. (1990) Graves and Burial Customs of the MBIIA Period in Gesher. Eretz-Israel 21: 132–147 (Hebrew).

Bonfil, R. (1992) MB II Pithoi in Palestine, Eretz-Israel 23: 26–37 (Hebrew).

Ben-Tor, D. and Bonfil, R. (2002) The Scarab of Y’kbhr from Shiqmona Reconsidered. In: E. D. Oren and S. Ahituv (eds.). Beer-Sheva XV, Aharon Kempinski Memorial Volume. Beer-Sheva: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Press: 29–55.

Bonfil, R. and Zarzecki-Peleg, A. (2007) The Palace in the Upper City of Hazor as an Expression of a Syrian Architectural Paradigm. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 348: 25–47.

Bonfil, R. (2011) Coming Before The King—A Ceremonial Basin In Hazor’s Throne Room, Eretz-Israel 30: 59-72.

Bonfil, R. (2012) Did Thutmose III’s Troops Encounter Megiddo X? In: S. Ahituv, M. Gruber, G. Lehmann and Z. Talshir (eds.). ALL THE WISDOM OF THE EAST: Studies in Near Eastern Archaeology and History in Honor of Eliezer D. Oren (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis). Freiburg: Universitätsverlag and Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Zarzecki-Peleg, A and Bonfil, R. (2011) A Syrian City-State in Mitanni’s Orbit? UF 43: 537-567.

Panitz-Cohen, N., Mullins R. A. and Bonfil R. (2013) Northern Exposure: Launching Excavations at Tell Abil el-Qame? (Abel Beth Maacah) In: Strata: Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeolocial Society 31:27-42.

Bonfil, R. (in press) A Note on Sanctuaries and Palaces. In: J. C. Margueron, P. de Miroschedji and J.-P. Thalmann (eds.). Proceedings of the Third International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (3 ICAANE): Paris, April 2002. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns.

Bonfil, R. (in press) The Middle Bronze Age IIB–C. In: S. Gitin (ed.). The Ancient Pottery of Israel and its Neighbors. Jerusalem: W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Israel Exploration Society and Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bonfil, R. and Ilan, D. (in press) Pottery of the Middle Bronze Age IIA–IIC. In: S. Gitin (ed.). The Ancient Pottery of Israel and its Neighbors. Jerusalem: W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Israel Exploration Society and Israel Antiquities Authority.

Plans in publications

Ben-Tor, A., Bonfil, R., Garfinkel, Y., Greenberg, R., Maeir, A. and Mazar, A. (1997) Hazor V: An Account of the Fifth Season of Excavation, 1968. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society and Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University.

Ben-Tor, A., Bonfil, R. and Zuckerman, S. (2003) Tel Qashish, A Village in the Jezreel Valley: Final Report of the Archaeological Excavations (1978–1987) (Qedem Reports 5). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University and Israel Exploration Society.

Ben-Tor, A., Zarzecki-Peleg, A. and Cohen-Anidjar, S. A. (2005) Yoqne‘am II, The Iron Age and Persian Period: Final Report of the Archaeological Excavations (1977–1988) (Qedem Reports 6). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University and Israel Exploration Society.

Ben-Tor, A., Ben-Ami, D. and Livneh, A. (2005) Yoqne‘am III, The Middle and Late Bronze Ages: Final Report of the Archaeological Excavations (1977–1988) (Qedem Reports 7). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University and Israel Exploration Society.

Ben-Tor, A., Ben-Ami, D. and Sandhaus, D. (2012). Hazor VI: The 1990-2009 Excavations – The Iron Age. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.

Garfinkel, Y. and Dag, D. (2006) Gesher: A Pre-Pottery Neolithic A Site in the Central Jordan Valley, Israel. Berlin: Ex Oriente.

Goren-Inbar, N. (1990) Quneitra: A Mousterian Site on the Golan Heights (Qedem 31). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University.

Sharon, I. and Zarzecki-Peleg, A. (2006) Podium Structures with Lateral Access: Ploys of Authority in Royal Architecture in the Iron Age Levant. In: S. Gitin, E. Wright and J. P. Dessel (eds.). Confronting the Past: Archaeological and Historical Essays on Ancient Israel in Honor of William G. Dever. Eisenbrauns: Winona Lake.

Zarzecki-Peleg, A. (forthcoming) Final Report of the Yadin Expedition at Megiddo (Qedem). Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University.