These two volumes offer a comprehensive corpus of ceramic forms and their typological development organized according to period, geographical region, and cultural tradition. The focus of each chapter is on the most characteristic pottery types and decorative motifs selected from a wide range of sites. Unique in scope, this publication presents a wide range of ceramic types accompanied by specially prepared pottery plates and color photos illustrating thousands of forms. A classic reference work, it serves as an essential resource for archaeologists and other scholars and students of ancient Near Eastern studies. Volumes covering the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods and the Bronze Age are currently in preparation.

Volume 1 1.1 Iron Age I: Northern Coastal Plain, Galilee, Samaria, Jezreel Valley, Judah, and Negev Amihai Mazar

1.2 Iron Age I: Philistia Trude Dothan and Alexander Zukerman

1.3 Iron Age I: Transjordan Larry G. Herr 2.1 Iron Age IIA–B: Northern Coastal Plain Gunnar Lehmann

2.2 Iron Age IIA–B: Northern Valleys and Upper Galilee Amnon Ben-Tor and Anabel Zarzecki-Peleg

2.3 Iron Age IIA–B: Samaria Ron E. Tappy

2.4 Iron Age IIA–B: Judah and the Negev Zeºev Herzog and Lily Singer-Avitz

2.5 Iron Age IIA–B: Philistia Seymour Gitin

2.6 Iron Age IIA–B: Transjordan Larry G. Herr

3.1 Iron Age IIC: Northern Coast, Carmel Coast, Galilee, and Jezreel Valley Ayelet Gilboa

3.2 Iron Age IIC: Samaria Ron E. Tappy 3.3 Iron Age IIC: Judah Seymour Gitin

3.4 Iron Age IIC: Northeastern Negev Itzhaq Beit-Arieh and Liora Freud 3

.5 Iron Age IIC: Philistia Seymour Gitin

3.6 Iron Age IIC: Transjordan Piotr Bienkowski

Volume 1 and 2. The Ancient Pottery of Israel and Its Neighbors

  • Author

    Seymour Gitin, Editor

  • Year of publication


  • Details

    808 pp., 328 plates with 3,393 images; 34 color photos illustrating 277 vessels; hard cover 27.6 x 21cm.

  • Price

    The Ancient Pottery of Israel and Its Neighbors Volumes 1+2 = $150 (Special Price, no further discounts for members) 

    The Ancient Pottery of Israel and Its Neighbors Volumes 1+2+3 = $220 (Special Price, no further discounts for members)