University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Shmuel Moshkowitz

Tel Michal

A Coastal Site in the Sharon Plain

By: Ze'ev Herzog and Shmuel Moshkowitz and Ora Negbi and Anson F. Rainey

Tel Michal (Makmish) is situated on a kurkar (sandstone) ridge covered with sand dunes in the southern environs of the modern city of Herzliya at a distance of 6.5 km. north of the Yarkon estuary and 4 km. south of ancient Arsuf-Apollonia. It is an extraordi¬≠nary site, with archaeological remains dis¬≠persed over five hills: a […]