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Journey to the copper age : archaeology in the Holy Land

Author: Thomas Evan Levy; Kenneth L Garrett; San Diego Museum of Man.
Publisher: San Diego : San Diego Museum of Man, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presents early evidence of metal production from Israel and Jordan, using ethnoarchaeology to document the discovery and adoption of metallurgy in the Holy Land. This important development in human history enabled the production of prestige objects and tools used to build social hierarchies and facilitate trade"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Evan Levy; Kenneth L Garrett; San Diego Museum of Man.
ISBN: 9780937808832 0937808830 9780837808833 0837808839
OCLC Number: 124074826
Notes: Exhibition catalog.
Description: 110 pages : chiefly color illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The metal revolution in the Holy Land --
Before the metal revolution --
The Neolithic Period --
The Chalcolithic Period --
Life during the metal revolution --
Chiefdoms and the birth of social inequality --
Food for the masses --
Territories, temples, and chiefly power --
After the metal revolution --
The early Bronze Age --
Copper industrialization in biblical times --
The Iron Age --
Looking ahead.
Responsibility: Thomas E. Levy ; with photographs by Kenneth L. Garrett.
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"Presents early evidence of metal production from Israel and Jordan, using ethnoarchaeology to document the discovery and adoption of metallurgy in the Holy Land. This important development in human history enabled the production of prestige objects and tools used to build social hierarchies and facilitate trade"--Provided by publisher.

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