Rudolph Cohen

Iron Age fort at Nahal Akrav in the Central Negev Desert. Author Rosen has walked and explored over a hundred square miles of the Central Negev and has found distinct differences among nomadic sites. For example, in the Iron Age, substantial structures were built, unlike the smaller, seasonal camps typical in the Early Bronze Age (c. 3000 B.C.). These Iron Age forts were usually built on plateaus or peaks, as on this prominent hill at Nahal Akrav.