The explorations of Tel Burna

C. McKlnny, A. Dagan

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This article provides a detailed review of the early explorations of Tel Burna (Arabic Tell Bornat) from the earliest explorers until the recent excavations led by Itzhaq Shai and Joe Uziel under the auspices of Bar-Ilan University. Beyond of fering various possibilities for the identification of the site, this paper s purposes are as follows: first, to serve as a case study on investigation of the early sources associated with the discipline of Historical Geography; second, to provide a detailed history of research related to Tel Burna by examining each major explorer and their respective contributions; third, to compare the recent survey and ongoing excavation to the results of the explorations of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)294-305
Number of pages12
JournalPalestine Exploration Quarterly
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Albright
  • Conder
  • Guérin
  • Petrie
  • Survey of Western Palestine
  • Tel Burna


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