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  1. A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab

    A Wayside Shrine in Northern Moab: Excavations in the Wadi ath-Thamad [Hardback]

    P. M. Michele Daviau(Editor); Margreet L. Steiner(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781785707087
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Major recent excavations, have shed much light on the complexity of Iron Age society and religion in southern Palestine, a region where both Judeans and Edomites lived. However, it is not clear whether the religious practices atte... .... Learn More
  2. Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum

    Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum: The Second Millennium BC. Beyond Babylon [Hardback]

    Edith Porada (Author); Dominique Collon (Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9780714111308
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: Cylinder Seals
    Volume: IV
    Where the Egyptians have wall paintings, the ancient Near East has cylinder seals as the main source of illustrative material, covering a range of subject matter and periods not covered by relief sculptures. The seals are particularly attractive, ... .... Learn More
  3. The Wisdom of Thoth

    The Wisdom of Thoth: Magical Texts in Ancient Mediterranean Civilisations [Paperback]

    Grażyna Bąkowska-Czerner (Editor); Alessandro Roccati (Editor); Agata Świerzowska (Editor)

    $64.00

    ISBN: 9781784912475
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This volume represents a selection of contributions on Mediterranean themes from a wider international interdisciplinary conference on Magical Texts in Ancient Civilizations, organised by the Centre for Comparative Studies of Civilizations at Jagi... .... Learn More
  4. Defining the Sacred

    Defining the Sacred: Approaches to the Archaeology of Religion in the Near East [Paperback]

    Nicola Laneri (Editor)

    Regular Price: $50.00

    Special Price: $17.98

    ISBN: 9781782976790
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Religion is a phenomenon that is inseparable from human society. It brings about a set of emotional, ideological and practical elements that are pervasive in the social fabric of any society and can be characterized by a number of... .... Learn More
  5. Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan

    Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan: A Literary and Archaeological Guide [Paperback]

    Burton MacDonald (Author)

    Regular Price: $39.99

    Special Price: $12.98

    ISBN: 9780977409495
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    An interest in places of pilgrimage is very much a part of the life of many people in the modern world. For Christians, it is the Holy Land that holds specific interest - the area where the events described in the Bible, in both the Old and the... .... Learn More
  6. Ancient Israel

    Ancient Israel: Highlights from the Collections of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago [Paperback]

    Gabrielle V. Novacek (Author)

    $22.95

    ISBN: 9781885923653
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: ORIENTAL INSTITUTE MUSEUM PUBLICATIONS
    Volume: 31
    On January 29, 2005, the Oriental Institute celebrated the official public opening of the Haas and Schwartz Megiddo Gallery. This occasion marked the return of some of the most extraordinary artifacts ever excavated in the southern Levant to pe... .... Learn More
  7. Religion and Power

    Religion and Power: Divine Kingship in the Ancient World and Beyond [Paperback]

    Nicole Brisch (Editor)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781885923554
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    Series: Oriental Institute Seminars
    Volume: 4
    This volume represents a collection of contributions presented during the Third Annual University of Chicago Oriental Institute Seminar, Religion and Power: Divine Kingship in the Ancient World and Beyond , held at the Oriental Institute, Febru... .... Learn More
  8. Changing Social Identity with the Spread of Islam

    Changing Social Identity with the Spread of Islam: Archaeological Perspectives [Paperback]

    Donald Whitcomb (Editor)

    $17.95

    ISBN: 9781885923349
    Published by : Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
    This volume addresses the topical interest in Islam, studying the process of its spread throughout the medieval world and the process of conversion to this religion and adoption of its cultural life. The evidence is presented in a series of ess... .... Learn More
  9. A Unique Prehistoric Figurine of the Near East

    A Unique Prehistoric Figurine of the Near East [Paperback]

    Eszter Banffy (Author)

    $32.00

    ISBN: 9789638046369
    Published by : Archaeolingua
    As regards an artistic object, e.g. a sculpture of the ancient world of unknown provenance, it is a usual practice to study its possible context, historic and sometimes also religious background. But is it correct to do the same with an artefact o... .... Learn More
  10. Excavations by K M Kenyon in Jerusalem, Volume 4

    Excavations by K M Kenyon in Jerusalem, Volume 4: The Iron Age Cave Deposits [Hardback]

    Itzak Eshel (Author); K Prag (Author)

    Regular Price: $75.00

    Special Price: $19.98

    ISBN: 9780197270059
    Published by : Council for British Research in the Levant
    Kathleen Kenyon died in 1978 without having published final reports on her excavations in Jerusalem. These are being now published in five volumes. This volume concentrates on finds outside the walls of the Iron Age city, and particularly on th... .... Learn More

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