rehoboam's fortified cities

Kang, H.-G. & Garfinkel, Y., 2021. The Fortifications of Areas CC and BC at Tel Lachish. Jerusalem Journal of Archaeology , 1 , pp. 352-374.Abstract

During the Fourth Expedition to Tel Lachish in the years 2014-2017 a series of fortifications was uncovered in Area CC, in the center of the northern edge of the mound. In addition to the previously known city walls of Levels I–IV, the expedition discovered a new city wall, built in Level V and dated to the late 10th and the first half of the 9th centuries BCE.