Monthly Archives: August 2015

Persian figurines at Tell Halif

It was especially in Field IV, excavated from 1992 to 1999, that Persian figurines were found on Tell Halif. But throughout the excavations of Field V (2007 – 2015), we also regularly came across figurines. This year the Persian figurines … Continue reading

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Destroyed by war

I have written before about the signs of warfare at Tell Halif. In particular, the city that ended at the end of the 8th century BCE has not only signs of destruction by fire, but also quite a few remains … Continue reading

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More tannur experiments

A few years ago I built a copy of an ancient bread oven – a tannur – when I was studying in the USA. I even described the building of the oven and then using it on this blog. Well, … Continue reading

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