Zed Radovan, courtesy Ephraim Stern

ON THE COVER: A Phoenician nobleman of the ninth or eighth century B.C. wears a traditional headdress on this limestone relief. Excavators found the 4-inch-high plaque in Tel Dor’s excavation area B, between the inner and outer gates. probably a piece from a large scene that decorated a wall, this is a unique find in Israel. “The Many Masters of Dor, Part 2: How Bad Was Ahab?” focuses on the Phoenician and Israelite occupations of the site.