Downloadable Megiddo reports!

The following message has been passed around this evening (courtesy of T. Urban) about the online availability of some of the old excavation reports of the Oriental Institute excavations at Megiddo.

Do check this out – many of these titles are hard to find:

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publication of four older titles. Internet publication of these books was made possible through the generous support of Misty and Lewis Gruber.

OIC 9. New Light from Armageddon: Second Provisional Report (1927-29) on the Excavations at Megiddo in Palestine. By P. L. O. Guy. Oriental Institute Communications 9. Originally published in 1931.

OIP 26. Material Remains of the Megiddo Cult. By Herbert Gordon May. Oriental Institute Publications 26. Originally published in 1935.

OIP 32. The Megiddo Water System. By Robert S. Lamon. Oriental Institute Publications 32. Originally published in 1935.

SAOC 17. Notes on the Megiddo Pottery of Strata VI-XX. By Geoffrey M. Shipton. Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization 17. Originally published in 1939.