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Confronting the past : archaeological and historical essays on ancient Israel in honor of William G. Dever / edited by Seymour Gitin, J. Edward Wright, and J.P. Dessel.

Dever, William G. (Added Author). Gitin, Seymour. (Added Author). Wright, J. Edward. (Added Author). Dessel, J. P. (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible. Old Testament > Antiquities.
Bible. Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Palestine > Antiquities.
Israel > Antiquities.
Middle East > Antiquities.
Palestine > History > To 70 A.D.
Middle East > History > To 622.
Bronze age > Palestine.
Iron age > Palestine.
Excavations (Archaeology) > Middle East.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781575065717
  • ISBN: 1575065711
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 376 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2006.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: The sad fate of statues and the mutilated statues of Hazor / Amnon Ben-Tor -- An archaeologist on Mars / Giorgio Buccellati -- Of pots and paradigms: interpreting the Intermediate Bronze Age in Israel/Palestine / Shlomo Bunimovitz and Raphael Greenberg -- A decorated ivory lid from Tel Miqne-Ekron / Trude Dothan -- Har Resisim 126: an ephemeral Early Bronze Age site / Barry M. Gittlen -- Gezer rectified: the dating of the South Gate complex / James W. Hardin and Joe D. Seger -- An early Iron Age I house with a cultic corner at Tall al-ʻUmayri, Jordan / Larry G. Herr -- Aphrodite/Aštarte on horseback / Vassos Karageorghis -- Planning a Paleolithic picnic / Albert Leonard, Jr. -- The Archaic Palace at Ebla: a royal building between Early Bronze Age IVB and Middle Bronze Age I / Paolo Matthiae -- Tel Beth-Shean and the fate of mounds in the Intermediate Bronze Age / Amihai Mazar -- Early Bronze Age IV transitions: an archaeometallurgical study / Suzanne Richard -- The chipped stone assemblage from Beʼer Resisim in the Negev Highlands: a preliminary study / Steven A. Rosen, Sorin Hermon, Jacob Vardi, and Yael Abadi -- Podium structures with lateral access: authority ploys in royal architecture in the Iron Age levant / Ilan Sharon and Anabel Zarzecki-Peleg -- Chariot fittings from Philistine Ashkelon / Lawrence E. Stager -- Goddesses and cults at Tel Dor / Ephraim Stern -- Cypriot anthropomorphic figurines of a certain type / Stuart Swiny.
Women and the worship of Yahweh in ancient Israel / Susan Ackerman -- Purity strategies and political interests in the policy of Nehemiah / Rainer Albertz -- Proto-globalization and proto-secularization in ancient Israel / Norman K. Gottwald -- The miraculous wine of Cana in its Galilean ceramic context / Baruch Halpern -- The archaeology of memory: King Solomon, chronology, and biblical representation / Ronald Hendel -- Khirbet el-Qôm and Hebrew and Aramaic epigraphy / André Lemaire -- The ecological consequences of a siege: a marginal note on Deuteronomy 20:19-20 / Aren M. Maier, Oren Ackermann, and Hendrik J. Bruins -- Hierarchy or heterarchy? archaeology and the theorizing of Israelite society / Carol Meyers -- Israel and its neighbors then and now: revisionist history and the quest for history in the Middle East today / Eric M. Meyers -- Ostracon no. 7 from Arad reconsidered / Nadav Naʼaman -- Looking for Bethel: an exercise in historical geography / Anson F. Rainey -- In Solomon's Temple (1 Kings 6/7): between text and archaeology / Mark S. Smith.
The predecessors of the Hyksos / Manfred Bietak -- "His seed is not": 13th-century BCE Israel / David Noel Freedman and David Miano -- Solomon and Gezer / Volkmar Fritz -- Hezekiah's tribute, long-distance trade, and the wealth of nations ca. 1,000/600 BC: a new perspective / John S. Holladay, Jr. -- Gezer and circumcision / Philip J. King -- Covenant and blood rituals: understanding Exodus 24:3-8 in its ancient Near Eastern context / Theodore J. Lewis -- Trade relations between Mari and Hazor (State of Research, 2002) / Abraham Malamat -- Implicit population figures and historical sense: what happened to 200,150 Judahites in 701 BCE? / Ziony Zevit.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
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Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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