Confronting the Past: Archaeological and Historical Essays on Ancient Israel in Honor of William G. Dever (Google eBook)

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Seymour Gitin, J. Edward Wright, J. P. Dessel
Eisenbrauns, Jan 1, 2006 - Bible - 376 pages
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Contents

The Sad Fate of Statues and the Mutilated Statues of Hazor
3
An Archaeologist on Mars
17
Interpreting the Intermediate Bronze Age in IsraelPalestine
23
A Decorated Ivory Lid from Tel MiqneEkron
33
An Ephemeral Early Bronze Age Site
41
The Dating of the South Gate Complex
51
An Early Iron Age I House with a Cultic Corner at Tall alºUmayri Jordan
61
AphroditeAstarte on Horseback
75
King Solomon Chronology and Biblical Representation
219
Khirbet elQôm and Hebrew and Aramaic Epigraphy
231
A Marginal Note on Deuteronomy 201920
239
Hierarchy or Heterarchy? Archaeology and the Theorizing of Israelite Society
245
Revisionist History and the Quest for History in the Middle East Today
255
Ostracon No 7 from Arad Reconsidered
265
An Exercise in Historical Geography
269
Between Text and Archaeology
275

Planning a Paleolithic Picnic
81
A Royal Building between Early Bronze Age IVB and Middle Bronze Age I
85
Tel BethShean and the Fate of Mounds in the Intermediate Bronze Age
105
An Archaeometallurgical Study
119
A Preliminary Study
133
Authority Ploys in Royal Architecture in the Iron Age Levant
145
Chariot Fittings from Philistine Ashkelon
169
Goddesses and Cults at Tel Dor
177
Cypriot Anthropomorphic Figurines of a Certain Type
181
Women and the Worship of Yahweh in Ancient Israel
189
Purity Strategies and Political Interests in the Policy of Nehemiah
199
ProtoGlobalization and ProtoSecularization in Ancient Israel
207
The Miraculous Wine of Cana in Its Galilean Ceramic Context
215
The Predecessors of the Hyksos
285
13thCentury Israel
295
Solomon and Gezer
303
Wealth of Nations ca 1000600 bc A New Perspective
309
Gezer and Circumcision
333
Understanding Exodus 2438 in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context
341
Trade Relations between Mari and Hazor State of Research 2002
351
What Happened to 200150 Judahites in 701 BCE?
357
Index of Authors
367
Index of Scripture
372
Index of Other Ancient Sources
375
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