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Near Eastern archaeology : a reader

Author: Suzanne Richard
Publisher: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2012, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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More than 60 essays by major scholars in the field have been gathered to create the most up-to-date and complete book available on Levantine and Near Eastern archaeology. -- Publisher description.
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Near Eastern archaeology.
Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2003
(OCoLC)607059352
Online version:
Near Eastern archaeology.
Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2003
(OCoLC)607855054
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Richard
ISBN: 1575060833 9781575060835 1575062348 9781575062341
OCLC Number: 812183176
Description: xviii, 486 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Theory, method, and context: --
Geography of the Levant / Barry J. Beitzel --
Paleoenvironments of the Levant / Arlene Miller Rosen --
Archaeozoology / Paula Wapnish and B. Hesse --
Paleoethnobotany / Peter Warnock --
Method and theory in Syro-Palestinian archaeology / John S. Holladay, Jr. --
Bible and archaeology / Walter E. Rast --
Levantine archaeology / Thomas W. Davis --
Text sources for Levantine archaeology : the Bible / J. Maxwell Miller --
Writing and scripts (with special reference to the Levant) / Gary A. Rendsburg --
Semitic languages (with special reference to the Levant) / Gary A. Rendsburg --
Writing : the archaeology of writing (writing materials) / Alan Millard --
Northwest Semitic epigraphic sources / Alan Millard --
Chronology of the Southern Levant / William G. Dever --
Survey of preclassical architecture in the Levant / G.R.H. Wright --
Bronze and iron age burials and funerary customs in the Southern Levant / Elizabeth Bloch-Smith --
Subsistence pastoralism / Øystein S. Labianca --
Agriculture / David C. Hopkins --
Roads and highways / David A. Dorsey --
Nautical archaeology in the Eastern Mediterranean / Deborah N. Carlson --
Ethnography/ethnoarchaeology / Gloria London --
Ethnicity and material culture / Gloria London --
Women in the ancient Near East / Susan Ackerman --
Everyday life (customs, manners, and laws) / Victor H. Matthews --
Archaeological survey in the Southern Levant / E.B. Banning --
Restoration of ancient monuments : theory and practice / G.R.H. Wright --
Metalworking/mining in the Levant / James D. Muhly --
Weapons and warfare in ancient Syria-Palestine / Graham Philip --
Ceramics/kilns / Gloria London --
Jewelry in the Levant / Elizabeth E. Platt --
The mosaics of Jordan / Michele Piccirillo --
Numismatics (minting and monetary systems/coinage) in the Levant / Kevin Butcher --
Scarabs / William A. Ward --
GIS and archaeological survey / Gary L. Christopherson --
Computer applications in archaeology / E.B. Banning. II. Cultural phases and associated topics: --
The paleolithic in Syria-Palestine / Geoffrey A. Clark and Nancy R. Coinman --
The neolithic period / Gary O. Rollefson --
Prehistoric chipped-stone technology / Gary O. Rollefson --
The chalcolithic of the Southern Levant / Thomas E. Levy --
The Nahal Mishmar hoard from the Judean desert / Miriam Tadmor --
Negev / Mordechai Haiman --
The early Bronze Age in the Southern Levant / Suzanne Richard --
Southern Sinai in the early Bronze Age II / Itzak Beit-Arieh --
Theory in archaeology : culture change at the end of the early Bronze Age / Jesse C. Long, Jr. --
Archaeology of the Dead Sea Plain in Jordan / Walter E. Rast --
The middle Bronze Age (circa 2000-1500 B.C.E.) / David Ilan --
Canaanite religion / Beth Alpert Nakhai --
The late Bronze Age / Albert Leonard, Jr. --
El-Amarna texts / Victor H. Matthews --
Trade and exchange in the Levant / Eric H. Cline --
The Iron Age in the Southern Levant / Randall W. Younker --
Religion and cult in the Levant / William G. Dever --
Goddesses / Susan Ackerman --
Syria-Palestine in the Persian period / Charles E. Carter --
The Samaritans / Terry Giles --
The Hellenistic period / Andrea M. Berlin --
Nabateans / David F. Graf --
Classical test sources in the Levant / David F. Graf --
Jewish art and iconography in the land of Israel / Rachel Hachlili --
Synagogues in the land of Israel / Steven Fine --
Golan synagogues / Zevi ʼUri Maʻoz --
Early Christian iconography / Linda Sue Galate --
Early Christian churches in Israel / Joseph Patrich.
Responsibility: edited by Suzanne Richard.
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More than 60 essays by major scholars in the field have been gathered to create the most up-to-date and complete book available on Levantine and Near Eastern archaeology. -- Publisher description.

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