Kuntillet ‘Ajrud

Kuntillet ‘Ajrud, also known as Horvat Teiman, is an important site for considerations relating to Israelite religion in the period of the Divided Monarchy. This page, still in development, but please see the bibliography below to get  a further understanding in the meantime.


Ayalon, Etan

“The Iron Age II Pottery Assemblage from Horvat Teiman (Kuntillet `Ajrud)”, TA 22 (1995), pp.?

Beck, Pirhiya

“The Drawings from Horvat Teiman (Kuntillet `Ajrud), TA 9 (1982), pp.3-68.

Chase, Debra A.

“A Note on an Inscription from Kuntillet `Ajrud”, BASOR 246 (1982), pp.63-67.

Dever, William G.

“Asherah, Consort of Yahweh? New Evidence from Kuntillet `Ajrûd”, BASOR 255 (1984), pp.21-37.

Gilula, Mordechai

“To Yahweh Shomron and his Asherah”, Shnaton la-Miqra 2 (1979), pp.129-137 (Hebrew), XV-XVI (English abstract).

Goren, Yuval

“Petrographic Analyses of Horvat Teiman (Kuntillet `Ajrud) Pottery”, TA 22 (1995), pp.?

Gunneweg, Jan, Perlman, I. and Meshel, Z.

[1985] “A Provenience Study on Pithoi from Kuntillet ‘Ajrud”, IEJ 35 (1985), pp.270-283.

Hadley, Judith M.

“Some Drawings and Inscriptions on Two Pithoi from Kuntillet `Ajrud”, VT 37 (1987), pp.180-213.

“Yahweh’s Asherah in the Light of Recent Discovery”, unpublished PhD dissertation, Cambridge University, 1989.

“Kuntillet `Ajrud: Religious Centre or Desert Way Station?”, PEQ 125 (1993), pp.116-124.

Margalit, Baruch

“The Meaning and Significance of Asherah”, VT 40 (1990), pp.264-297.

Meshel, Ze`ev

Kuntillet `Ajrud: A Religious Centre from the Time of the Judean Monarchy on the Border of Sinai, [Israel Museum Catalogue Number 175], Jerusalem, 1978.

“Did Yahweh have a Consort? The New Religious Inscriptions from the Sinai”, BAR 5.2 (1979), pp.24-35.

Segal, Dror

“14C dates from Horvat Teiman (Kuntillet `Ajrud) and their Archaeological Correlation”, TA 22 (1995), pp.?

Tigay, Jeffrey H.

Online Article: A Second Temple Parallel to the Blessings from Kuntillet Ajrud (University of Pennsylvania)

Weinfeld, Moshe

“Additions to the Inscriptions of `Ajrud”, Shnaton 5-6 (1982), pp.237-239.

“Further Remarks on the Ajrud Inscriptions”, *Shnaton* 5-6 (1978-79), p.237 (Hebrew).

“Kuntillet `Ajrud Inscriptions and Their Significance”, Studi Epigrafici e Linguistici 1 (1984), pp.121-130.


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