Tell El Hesy Excavated (Google eBook)

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Committee of the Palestine Exploration Fund, 1894 - Excavations (Archaeology) - 201 pages
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Page 207 - Embracing both sides of the Jordan, and extending from Baalbek in the north to Kadesh Barnea in the south. Reduced from the surveys of the Palestine Exploration Fund and other sources. Scale f of an inch = I mile.
Page 205 - Philistines, &c., to the King of Egypt, to Generals and other Officials, and include those from Jabin, King of Hazor, Adonizedek, King of Jerusalem, and Japhia, King of Gezer, Contemporaries of Joshua, referring to the Hebrew Conquest and naming 130 towns and countries. Price to Subscribers to the Fund, y.
Page 56 - To the King, my Lord, my Gods, my Sun-god, the Sun-god who is from Heaven, thus (writes) Zimridi, the Governor of the City of Lachish, thy servant, the dust of thy feet, at the feet of the King, my Lord, the Sun-god from Heaven, bows himself seven times seven.
Page 208 - BY H. CHICHESTER HART, BA, FLS Mr. Chichester Hart accompanied Professor Hull in his Geological Expedition through Sinai and Palestine in 1883 as Naturalist. This volume is the outcome of the journey. It contains : — A. An Analysis of the Fauna and Flora of Sinai, with general remarks on its botany anil that of the Dead Sea Basin.
Page 208 - Palestine," 4to : — THE SURVEY OF EASTERN PALESTINE. (In one Volume.) BY LiEUT.-Coi.. CR CONDER, DCL, LL.D., RE This Survey, commenced by Major Conder and stopped by order oi the Turkish Government, consists of 500 square miles. The country is full of interest, and abounds with ruins of places Biblical and Classical. Among these ruins are most wonderful fields of dolmens and stone circles. Many...
Page 206 - I mile. In twenty sheets and a cover. Showing modern names in black, and all the latest identification of the old Testament and Apocrypha names in red. The New Testament, Josephus, and the Talmudic names in blue. The Tribal Possessions tinted in colours. Price to Subscribers to the Fund, 2y.
Page 208 - Survey of Western Palestine," are entitled to receive these volumes at the reduced price of 7 ?s. No copies will be disposed of under the price of 7 js. the set. The first 250 subscribers are entitled to the reduction in price, whether they be subscribers to the first work or not ; but the price will be 12 125. to all subsequent subscribers, unless they are subscribers to the
Page 6 - And what has made up all this depth of accumulation in the last 2,000 years ? We see it to be mainly dust, earth, more or less organic matter, and the fragments of successive buildings, the ruins of each of which were levelled the one after the other to make room for the next structure.
Page 208 - CONDER, DCL, LL.D., RE This Survey, commenced. by Major Conder and stopped by order of the Turkish Government, consists of 500 square miles. The country is full of interest, and abounds with ruins of places Biblical and Classical. Among these ruins are most wonderful fields of dolmens and stone circles. Many drawings of these are given, and there are also special plans of all the most important ruins in the district surveyed. The map of the Survey, reduced to the scale of one-third, is added to the...

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