University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Aharon Kempinski

Tel Masos

Its Importance in Relation to the Settlement of the Tribes of Israel in the Northern Negev.

By: Aharon Kempinski

Tel Masos (Arabic Hirbet eI-Meshash) is situated on the edge of Wadi Beer-sheba, approximately 12 km. east of the modern town of Beer-sheba. The site is one of the largest in the Valley of Beer-sheba, and consists of three separate settlements: the main settlement of the Chalcolithic period (ca 3200 B.C.) and Iron Age I […]