By Gabrielle V. Novacek
On January 29, 2005, the Oriental Institute celebrated the reliable public starting of the Haas and Schwartz Megiddo Gallery. This party marked the go back of a few of the main outstanding artifacts ever excavated within the southern Levant to everlasting public show. The Oriental Institute's prolific background of exploration within the quarter is testomony to a long-standing scholarly ardour for discovery and the pursuit of data. This quantity attracts from the momentum generated via the outlet of the Megiddo Gallery and offers a variety of highlights from the Institute's larger Israel assortment.
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Edu the middle bronze age the door for Semitic groups from the Levant to move into the eastern Nile Delta. Known in Egypt as heka khasewet (“foreign rulers”) and in Greek records as the Hyksos, these Semitic peoples eventually took control of the city of Avaris (Tel ed-Dab‘a) and ruled as foreign kings of the Fifteenth Dynasty. As Egypt emerged from the Second Intermediate Period under the leadership of the rulers of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Dynasties from Thebes, the Hyksos were driven out of the Nile Delta.
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In addition to a high degree of urban planning in the settlements and the construction of large public structures and defensive edifices, the level of local ceramic craftsmanship reached a peak in this period. SCHOLARS HAVE LONG NOTED Many of the shapes of pottery that became prominent in the Middle Bronze Age have no immediate local antecedents in the southern Levant. Partly responsible for the proliferation of a new ceramic repertoire was the introduction of the fast potter’s wheel which allowed for a wide range of new, often elegant shapes to be produced.
Ancient Israel: Highlights from the Collections of the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago (Oriental Institute Museum Publications) by Gabrielle V. Novacek