Wednesday , 23 July 2014

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An Afternoon at the Museum – The Dead Sea Scrolls

An Afternoon at the Museum – The Dead Sea Scrolls

By: Kaitlynn Anderson Saturday, September 21st, was a beautifully sunny, breezy day. I gathered my equipment and headed off to Westborough, MA. My plan? To see Dr. Eric Meyers lec ...

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Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Tel Hazor Bronze Age Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery:  Here's a gallery all the images that appear in Near Eastern Archaeology 76.2 (2013) for Hazor in the Middle and Late Bronze Ages. Smaller versions of some of the i ...

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The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

The Ceremonial Precinct in the Upper City of Hazor: What Does the Identification As a Temple or Palace Have to Do With Joshua’s Conquest?

 ANE Today Editorial Introduction:*  Hazor, "the head of all those kingdoms," has a unique place in Biblical Archaeology. It is the largest tell in the Southern Levant, and a city ...

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The Big Dig Video Roundup

The Big Dig Video Roundup

Sites and Finds Deep Time at Tall Hisban, Jordan In Focus: Abel Beth Maacah ...

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Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

Near Eastern Archaeology in Malta

By: Anthony J. Frendo The Maltese archipelago lies practically at the centre of the Mediterranean, roughly midway between the eastern and the western Mediterranean Sea, and betwee ...

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Cooking in the Hebrew Bible

Cooking in the Hebrew Bible

By: Cynthia Shafer-Elliott, Ph.D., William Jessup University It is an understatement to say that within US culture there is a keen interest in food. Turn on any TV and one will se ...

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The Renewed Hazor Excavations

The Renewed Hazor Excavations

By: Amnon Ben-Tor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Edited and abridged from NEA 76.2 (2013): 66–67 (see editorial note below) Tel Hazor, “the head of all those kingdoms” (Joshu ...

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The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

The Virtual World Project: Touring The Ancient World

By: Ronald A. Simkins and Nicolae Roddy, Creighton University There is nothing quite like teaching at an archaeological site, where ancient remains almost speak out to students as ...

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The Ancient Near East in Brazil and Argentina From the Origins of Research to the Present

The Ancient Near East in Brazil and Argentina From the Origins of Research to the Present

By: Josué Berlesi Brazil and Argentina are not the first places you think of for ancient Near Eastern studies. But the story of ancient Near Eastern studies in these places is bot ...

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Biblical Archaeology in Germany – Does it Have a Future?

Biblical Archaeology in Germany – Does it Have a Future?

By: Martin Peilstöcker What if Biblical Archaeology went extinct in your native country? More than twenty years ago I left my native Germany to get a Ph.D. at Tel Aviv University ...

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Thomas Verenna: History’s ‘The Bible’ in Broader Contexts

Thomas Verenna: History’s ‘The Bible’ in Broader Contexts

By: Thomas Verenna This entry is reblogged from The Musings of Thomas Verenna. You can find the original entry here and his other posts on The Bible series here. In lieu of writin ...

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Wil Gafney: History Channel’s Satan and President Obama

Wil Gafney: History Channel’s Satan and President Obama

By: Wil Gafney, Associate Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. This entry is reblogged from Dr. Wil Gafney's blog. You can f ...

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Mark Goodacre: The Bible Series — Drama and Historical Context

Mark Goodacre: The Bible Series — Drama and Historical Context

By: Mark Goodacre, Associate Professor of Religion at Duke University This entry is reblogged from NT Blog. You can find the original entry here and Dr. Goodacre's other posts on ...

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Fulfilling my Dream

Fulfilling my Dream

By: Kristen Johnson, 2012 Heritage Fellow As someone who has spent a large portion of their adult life studying the intricacies of the Hebrew Bible narrative, subscribing to Bibli ...

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From Code to Discourse: The Semantics of Ancient Near Eastern Ritual

From Code to Discourse: The Semantics of Ancient Near Eastern Ritual

By: Yitzhaq Feder, University of Haifa, Educational and Cultural Affairs Fellow My fellowship at the Albright Institute provided me with the opportunity to make significant progre ...

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A Response to Chris Rollston’s Reading of the Ossuary from Talpiot Tomb B

A Response to Chris Rollston’s Reading of the Ossuary from Talpiot Tomb B

By: H. Gregory Snyder, Professor of Religion, Davidson College Back in October, James Tabor invited me to join in a conversation that was underway between himself, Richard Bauckha ...

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THE FOUR-LINE GREEK INSCRIPTION FROM A TALPIYOT TOMB:  EPIGRAPHIC NOTES AND HISTORICAL DISCUSSIONS

THE FOUR-LINE GREEK INSCRIPTION FROM A TALPIYOT TOMB: EPIGRAPHIC NOTES AND HISTORICAL DISCUSSIONS

Christopher A. Rollston, Toyozo Nakarai Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages, Emmanuel Christian Seminary Introduction The publication of a four-line Greek inscription ...

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Eric Meyers’ reaction to the verdict in the forgery trial in Israel

Eric Meyers’ reaction to the verdict in the forgery trial in Israel

Reaction to Golan Acquittal, Professor Eric M. Meyers, Duke University The verdict announced today, March 14, by Judge Aharon Farkash in Jerusalem, acquitting Oded Golan and Rober ...

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SOME CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE ICTHYOMORPHIC DRAWING ON OSSUARY 6:3 FROM EAST TALPIOT TOMB (TALPIOT B OR “PATIO” TOMB), IN JERUSALEM

SOME CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT THE ICTHYOMORPHIC DRAWING ON OSSUARY 6:3 FROM EAST TALPIOT TOMB (TALPIOT B OR “PATIO” TOMB), IN JERUSALEM

Juan V. Fernández de la Gala, Forensic Anthropologist and Zooarchaeologist, Associate Professor of History of Medicine, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain, delagala@telefonica.net SUMMAR ...

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The Four-Line Ossuary Inscription from Talpiyot Tomb B – an Interpretation

The Four-Line Ossuary Inscription from Talpiyot Tomb B – an Interpretation

Richard Bauckham, www.richardbauckham.co.uk Preamble: I should first explain that in the autumn of 2011 I took part in a lengthy email correspondence about this inscription with J ...

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