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Title Studies in the archaeology of the Iron Age in Israel and Jordan / edited by Amihai Mazar ; with the assistance of Ginny Mathias
Published Sheffield, England : Sheffield Academic Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (337 pages) : illustrations
Series Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 331
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 331
Contents The monarchic period in the Judaean highland / Avi Ofer -- The heart of the monarchy / Adam Zertal -- Phoenicians in Western Galilee / Gunnar Lehmann -- Agricultural terraces and settlement expansion in the highlands of early Iron Age Palestine / Shimon Gibson -- The high places of biblical Dan / Avraham Biran -- The date of the temple at Arad / Ze'ev Herzog -- Between archaeology and theology / Raz Kletter -- Figurines, figures and contexts in Jerusalem and regions to the East in the seventh and sixth centuries BCE / Kay Prag -- Ištar as depicted on finds from Israel / Tallay Ornan -- A room with a view / Norma Franklin -- Jerusalem in the tenth and seventh centuries BCE / Margreet Steiner -- Beth Shean during Iron Age II / Amihai Mazar -- Busayra and Judah / Piotr Bienkowski and Leonie Sedman
Summary Thirteen essays on the Iron Age in Israel and Jordan, covering settlement patterns, iconography, cult, palaeography and the archaeology of certain key sites. This volume offers an exceptionally informed update in a fast-moving area of discovery and interpretation. The first section deals with spatial archaeology and settlement patterns, all the papers based on the fieldwork by A. Zertal in Samaria, A. Ofer in Judah, G. Lehmann in the Akko Plain, and S. Gibson in various areas in the hill country of Israel. The second section covers religion and iconography. The two single Iron Age temples know
Notes Based on a colloquium initiated and organized by the Institute of Jewish Studies, University College, London, 16-17, April 1996--Pref
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Israel.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Jordan.
Iron age -- Israel.
Iron age -- Jordan.
Israel -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Israel -- Antiquities.
Jordan -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Jordan -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Mathias, Ginny.
Mazar, Amihay, 1942-
Institute of Jewish Studies (London, England)
ISBN 0567194175 (electronic bk.)
9780567194176 (electronic bk.)