高井 啓介 東京大学, 人文社会系研究科, 研究員 (00573453)
渡部 展也 中部大学, 人文学部, 准教授 (10365497)
菊池 実 東京基督教大学, 神学部, 准教授 (20296354)
西山 伸一 中部大学, 人文学部, 准教授 (50392551)
岡田 真弓 北海道大学, 学内共同利用施設等, 研究員 (80635003)
牧野 久実 鎌倉女子大学, 教育学部, 教授 (90212208)
間舎 裕生 慶應義塾大学, 文学部(三田), 講師(非常勤) (00733114)
|Budget Amount *help
¥47,450,000 (Direct Cost: ¥36,500,000、Indirect Cost: ¥10,950,000)
Fiscal Year 2016: ¥9,230,000 (Direct Cost: ¥7,100,000、Indirect Cost: ¥2,130,000)
Fiscal Year 2015: ¥8,710,000 (Direct Cost: ¥6,700,000、Indirect Cost: ¥2,010,000)
Fiscal Year 2014: ¥8,710,000 (Direct Cost: ¥6,700,000、Indirect Cost: ¥2,010,000)
Fiscal Year 2013: ¥8,450,000 (Direct Cost: ¥6,500,000、Indirect Cost: ¥1,950,000)
Fiscal Year 2012: ¥12,350,000 (Direct Cost: ¥9,500,000、Indirect Cost: ¥2,850,000)
|Outline of Final Research Achievements
We conducted an overarching archaeological investigation in Beitin, Palestine, a village identified with the biblical city of Bethel. We determined four areas in the village where archaeological remains are concentrated.
Archaeological excavations at Burj Beitin, the southeastern hill in the village, revealed a large church from the Byzantine period, which commemorates the biblical patriarchs. The remains of a smaller chapel and the nucleus of an agricultural community were dated to the Crusader and Mamuluke periods. Approximately 120 shaft and cave tombs were identified at the necropolis; the former come from the Intermediate Bronze Age, and the latter from the Iron Age to Roman period.
This new data will be significant in evaluating the social and religious changes in the city of Bethel throughout history.