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Doing archaeology in the land of the Bible : a basic guide

Author: John D Currid
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to archaeology and the methods archaeologists use to reconstruct the history of ancient Israel.--From publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Currid
ISBN: 0801022134 9780801022135
OCLC Number: 41347072
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) maps ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. What in the World Is Archaeology? 15 --
2. A Brief History of Palestinian Archaeology 23 --
3. The Tales of Tells 37 --
4. Living by Site (Surveying) 49 --
5. Why Dig There? The Ins and Outs of Site Identification 57 --
6. In the Beginning: How to Excavate a Tell 67 --
7. Petrie, Pottery, and Potsherds 79 --
8. Buildings 89 --
9. Small Finds 103 --
10. Archaeology in Use: The Recovery of Bethsaida 111.
Responsibility: John D. Currid.

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