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  • CONTENTS OF BRITISH MANDATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSPECTION FILES ARCHIVE (MANDATE ANTIQUITIES DEPARTMENT)

    Prepared for Professor Ann Killebrew, by Michael Waas

    CONTENTS  OF  BRITISH  MANDATE  ARCHAEOLOGICAL   INSPECTION  FILES  ARCHIVE  (MANDATE  ANTIQUITIES  DEPARTMENT)

    Prepared  for  Professor  Ann  Killebrew,  Penn  State  University.

    By  Michael  Waas,  Summer  Intern  for  the  International  Conservation  Center  in  Acre,  Israel

    British  Mandate  Period  Files:  Acre  I,  Acre  II,  and  Acre  Appendix

    File Page  or  

    Photo  Index Subject Summary Tel  El-­Fukhar       Belus Special  Notes

    Acre  I   (AI)

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    Acre  Town  and  Vicinity  -­‐   Roman,  Crusaders'  and   Moslem  buildings  and  

    remains.

    General  listing  of  reports  in   the  Mandate  Biles  

    concerning  different   aspects  of  the  Old  City  and  

    surrounding  area

     

    AI 2 Short  summary  of  the  history  of  Akko.

    Summary  of  the  history  of   Akko  beginning    with  

    Ancient  Egypt  mentions  of   Akko,  through  the   Hellenestic,  the  early  

    Moslem  period,  amd  to  the   Crusder  period.    

    "En  1929,  le  professeur   Saarisalo  (JPOS.  1929,  27   ss.)  a  attiré  l'attention  sur  le   Tell  el-­‐Fuḫḫār,  sis  à  1500  m.   à  l'est  de  la  ville  actuelle,  

    près  deéé  la  Sourcee  'Ain  es-­‐ Sitt,  tertre  semé  de  tessons   attestant  une  occupation  de   2000  à  900  avant  notre  ère.   Tandis  que  de  900  à  300  la   vie  continuait  en  ce  lieu  qui   est  peut-­‐ȇtre  l'acropole  de  

    Ptolémaīs  à  laquelle   Démétrius  de  Magnésie   réserve  le  nom  d'Akè,  le   quartier  maritime  se  

    développait  aux  dépens  du   tell  qui  à  l'époque  romaine   ne  portait  plus  que  le  

    village  dit  Kephar  'Acco,  si   l'on  admet  ce  vocable   talmudique  rejeté  par  

    Romanoff.

    AI 3 Bibliography  of  ACRE  Towns  and  Vicinity.

    Related  to  page  1,  lists   Survey  (Western  Palestine,   Vol  I),  relevant  pages  (145,  

    160)  and  other  info.

     

    AI 4 Contains  three  images:   1)  Coins;  2)  Map;  3)   Crusader  Image

    1)  Coins  appear  to  be  from   Islamic  period;  Arabic   inscriptions  appear  on   coins.  2)  Map  is  of  Akko  

    during  Crusader  period;  3)   Image  of  Bishop  (?)  from  

    Crusader  time.

    Inscription  on  Crusader   Image  reads:  SIGIL:  WILI  

    BURDEG  ALEN   SISARCHIE  P1  

    AI 5 Map  of  Akko Redraft  of  map  of  Akko  in  1832.  

    1

  • CONTENTS OF BRITISH MANDATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSPECTION FILES ARCHIVE (MANDATE ANTIQUITIES DEPARTMENT)

    Prepared for Professor Ann Killebrew, by Michael Waas

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    AI 6 Bibliography  of  Acre List  of  books  related  Ptolemais

    Possible  relation  to  Tel   El-­‐Fukhar;  One  book   listed  is  "Topographie   de  la  Ville  d'  Acre,  by  

    Rey

    AI 7

    Abstract  of   Archaeological  Reports   in  Akko  during  Mandate  

    Period

    Related  to  page  1,  lists  the   dates  of  work  and  quick  

    summary  of  report  on  work   done.

    Key  Secondary  Source  -­‐   Special  Citadel,  walls,  

    museum  list  at  eud;  2.  St.   John  list  at  eud

    AI 8

    Abstract  of   Archaeological  Reports   in  Akko  during  Mandate  

    Period

    Related  to  page  1,  page  2  of   lists  of  the  dates  of  work   and  quick  summary  of   report  on  work  done.

    Key  Secondary  Source  -­‐   Special  Citadel,  walls,  

    museum  list  at  eud;  2.  St.   John  list  at  eud

    AI 9

    Abstract  of   Archaeological  Reports   in  Akko  during  Mandate  

    Period

    Related  to  page  1,  page  3  of   lists  of  the  dates  of  work   and  quick  summary  of   report  on  work  done.

    Key  Secondary  Source  -­‐   Special  Citadel,  walls,  

    museum  list  at  eud;  2.  St.   John  list  at  eud

    AI 10

    Abstract  of   Archaeological  Reports   in  Akko  during  Mandate  

    Period

    Related  to  page  1,  page  4  of   lists  of  the  dates  of  work   and  quick  summary  of   report  on  work  done.

    Key  Secondary  Source  -­‐   Special  Citadel,  walls,  

    museum  list  at  eud;  2.  St.   John  list  at  eud

    2

  • CONTENTS OF BRITISH MANDATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSPECTION FILES ARCHIVE (MANDATE ANTIQUITIES DEPARTMENT)

    Prepared for Professor Ann Killebrew, by Michael Waas

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    Photo  Index Subject Summary Tel  El-­Fukhar       Belus Special  Notes

    AI 11

    Abstract  of   Archaeological  Reports   in  Akko  during  Mandate  

    Period

    Related  to  page  1,  lists   short  reports  at  end  of  

    general  section.

    Key  Secondary  Source  -­‐   Citadel,  Walls,  Museum

    AI 12

    Abstract  of   Archaeological  Reports   in  Akko  during  Mandate  

    Period

    Related  to  page  1,  page  2  of   the  lists  of  short  reports  at   end  of  general  section.

    Key  Secondary  Source  -­‐   Citadel,  Walls,  Museum

    AI 13 Abstract  of  condition   reports  in  Akko  of   unknown  sites.

    Related  to  page  1,  lists   condition  reports  and  any   remarks  about  the  site  in  

    question.

    Key  Secondary  Source

    AI 14 Blank  page  (title  page  of  folder  of  general??) Blank  page

    AI 15 British  Mandate  plan  for   part  of  Old  City  of  Akko  

    (?)

    Map  of  North,   Northeastern,  and  Eastern   quadrants  of  the  city;  

    Entitled  "Acre  Sheet  155-­‐ 255  6  Plan  1"

    NEED  BETTER  SCAN

    AI 16 British  Mandate  map  of  Old  City  of  Akko

    Map  from  1945  (?),   identiBies  many  buildings  of   historic  and  cultural  value

    AI 17 British  Mandate  map  of  Old  City  of  Akko

    More  general  map,  showing   clearer  delineation  of  

    streets  and  walls.  Includes   some  names,  both  English  

    and  Arabic.

     

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  • CONTENTS OF BRITISH MANDATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSPECTION FILES ARCHIVE (MANDATE ANTIQUITIES DEPARTMENT)

    Prepared for Professor Ann Killebrew, by Michael Waas

    File Page  or  

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    AI 18 British  Mandate  map  of  Old  City  of  Akko

    Same  as  Map  from  page  15;   shows  very  interesting  

    handwritten  comments  and   sketches.

    NEEDS  A  MUCH  BETTER   SCAN,  CONTAINS  A  LOT   OF  INTERESTING  AND  

    HARD  TO  READ   COMMENTARY

    AI 19

    Declaration  of   Antiquities  under  British   Mandate  Antiquities  

    Law  of  1929

    Declares  the  following  as   Antiquities  1)  The  city   walls  of  Akko;  2)  The   Citadel,  including  the  

    Prison,  of  Akko;  and  3)  All   sections  of  aqueduct  extant   between  el  Kabri  and  Akko.

    Declared  on  5th  Jul  1933

    AI 20

    List  of  differing  sites  in   Akko  by  Inspector   Makhouly  under  the   Mandate  and  their   condition  and  or  

    description  as  well  as   recommendations