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    The Sea of Galilee Boat (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology) (Paperback) By (author) Shelley Wachsmann

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    DescriptionOn a cold, cloudy day in early February 1985, Shelley Wachsmann, then resident nautical archaeologist for the Israel Department of Antiquities and Museums, drove to Kibbutz Ginosar, an agricultural settlement near the shores of the Sea of Galilee. Two brothers, avid amateur archaeologists, had found a boat buried in the lake, its outlines revealed by receding lake waters. The boat was 'possibly ancient', according to the handwritten note placed on Wachsmann's desk a day or two before. So begins the fascinating story of "The Sea of Galilee Boat", as Wachsmann narrates the intriguing discovery and painstaking excavation of the very first biblical-era boat ever found in the Sea of Galilee.

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    The Sea of Galilee Boat
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shelley Wachsmann
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 438
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 612 g
    ISBN 13: 9781603441131
    ISBN 10: 1603441131

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HDR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    BIC subject category V2: HDDH
    B&T General Subject: 790
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC21: 933
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    ECPA Christian Book Category: BSTBIBARC
    BISAC V2.8: TRA006000
    DC22: 933
    Abridged Dewey: 933
    B&T Approval Code: A89320000
    BISAC V2.8: TRA006010
    BIC subject category V2: 1FBH
    BISAC V2.8: HIS019000
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: DS110.T62 W33 2009
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: NKD, NKR
    Illustrations note
    92 b&w photos, 32 line drawings, 2 maps, bib., index
    Texas A & M University Press
    Imprint name
    Texas A & M University Press
    Publication date
    30 May 2009
    Publication City/Country
    College Station
    Author Information
    SHELLEY WACHSMANN, a distinguished nautical archaeologist, is an expert on seacraft of the Ancient Near East. Wachsmann is the Meadows Professor of Biblical Archaeology in the nautical archaeology program at Texas A&M University.
    Review quote
    "Wachsmann's engrossing account of [the boat's] excavation and restoration, enlivened by photographs and drawings, provides a well-positioned window on the biblical past...." - Publishers Weekly"