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    Archaeology of the Land of the Bible: 10,000-586 B.C.E. v. 1 (Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library) (Paperback) By (author) Amihai Mazar

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    DescriptionEvery year thousands of enthusiasts, both amateur and professional, spend the summer months digging in the sands of Israel hoping to find items that relate in some way to the places or events depicted in the Bible. Thousands more view artifacts in museums and long to know the full stories behind them. "Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, Volume II", is the essential book for all of themIn Ephraim Stern's sequel to "Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, Volume I", by Amihai Mazar, this world-renowned archaeologist who has directed excavations in the Holy Land for many years offers a dramatic look at how archaeological research contributes to our understanding of the connections between history and the stories recounted in the Bible. Stern writes about various artifacts unearthed in recent years and relates them to the Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian periods in the Bible. This title is accompanied by photographs and illustrations of rare ancient relics ranging from household pottery to beautifully crafted jewelry and sculpture. His discussions bring the biblical world to life.


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    Title
    Archaeology of the Land of the Bible: 10,000-586 B.C.E. v. 1
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Amihai Mazar
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 608
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780300140071
    ISBN 10: 030014007X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.2
    B&T General Subject: 690
    Abridged Dewey: 200
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA, THEO/ACADEM
    LC classification: BL
    Ingram Theme: RELI/JUDAIC
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    BIC subject category V2: HDDH
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25430
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: EV082
    Ingram Theme: APPR/HOMSCH, TOPC/HOMSCH
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: RLVH
    Libri: I-RLVH
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    ECPA Christian Book Category: BSTBIBARC
    BISAC V2.8: REL006020
    DC22: 220.93
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000
    Thema V1.0: QRMF1, QRM, QRVC, DNBX, NKD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAL
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Yale University Press
    Imprint name
    Yale University Press
    Publication date
    03 December 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New Haven
    Author Information
    Ephraim Stern, one of the leading archaeologists in Israel, is a professor at the Institute of Archaeology of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Over the past forty-five years he has been working in some of the most important excavations in Israel, such as Hazor, Masada, En Gedi, and Beer-Sheba, and served as director of many others, including the major twenty seasons dig at Tel Dor.
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    The standard text on biblical archaeology--an award-winning, comprehensive introduction to the subject, from the very beginnings to the divided monarchy and the kingdoms of Israel and Judah.