A Century of Biblical Archaeology

A Century of Biblical Archaeology

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This historical survey of the relationship between archaeology and biblical studies in the archaeological excavations in Palestine at Tell el-Hesi from 1840 to 1990 concentrates on the work of major excavators and scholars. It is a panoramic overview of the methods and theories that served to illuminate the archaeology of the Holy Land, beginning with and introductory chapter that covers the early pioneering years before the work of Pitt Rivers and Petrie.show more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 137.16 x 210.82 x 10.16mm | 204.12g
  • Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
  • Louisville, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 066425392X
  • 9780664253929
  • 1,378,540

About P.R.S. Moorey

P. R. S. Moorey was a British archaeologist and historian of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East. He was Keeper of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum of the University of Oxford, where he also served as Vicegerent of Wolfson College.show more