Palestine, see map p. xix. Bronze Age settlement, later strongly fortified (1st millennium BC) and finally destroyed by Nebukadrezzar II in 587 BC.
The Bronze Age sanctuary (15th-late 13th C BC), the so-called Fosse temple, was rebuilt several times. The oldest version consisted of a cella (c. 5m×10m) with two wooden columns, a podium at the back and two small chambers behind.
Lachish (Tell Duweir): successive plans of Fosse temple (after Kenyon)