Margaret E. Cohen's scientific contributions

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In this article we present new data from our excavations at Megiddo, which shed light on the history of cult activity at the site in the Iron Age in particular, and on cult in the Northern Kingdom of Israel in general. The Megiddo data point to two major transformations. The first took place at the end of the late Iron Age I, in the 10th cent. B.C....
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Tel Megiddo lies in the heart of the Jezreel Valley, Israel, a region vivified by its role as a hub of international roads (figs. 1-3). The east-west valley provides one of the easiest transits from the coastal areas to the interior mountains and valleys, and, consequently, links the international roads between Egypt and Syria, and beyond. Due to t...

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... Further discussed below). It is often supported by the presence of public buildings and large-scale communal architectural projects, such as fortifications and monumental buildings, which are thought to have required a more complex level of social organization and allocation of resources to be efficiently completed (Adams et al. 2014;Kempinski 1992;de Miroschedji 2009:105, 108;Milevski 2013a:203). ...