Footnotes

1.

Balks are catwalks between the squares which serve as a continuing record of the stratigraphy of the site.—Ed.

2.

Personal communication. I also like W. G. Dever’s “our miniscule but meticulously-dug fields” (Eretz-Israel 11 (1973), p. 5, n. 18).

3.

Aharoni calls it the Kenyon-Wright method (Eretz-Israel 11 (1973), p. 23).

4.

Plate 5, Archaeology from the Earth; Baltimore: Penguin/Pelican, 1954.