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Author Stern, Ephraim, 1934-
Title Archaeology of the land of the Bible. Volume II, The Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian periods, 732-332 BCE / Ephraim Stern.
Publication Info. New York : Doubleday, 2001.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  220.9 S    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xlix, 666 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series The Anchor Bible reference library
Archaeology of the land of the Bible ; . 2
Anchor Bible reference library.
Archaeology of the land of the Bible ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [585]-630) and indexes.
Contents 1. The Assyrian period (732-604 BCE): The Assyrian conquest and domination of Palestine -- The Assyrian impact on the material culture of Palestine -- The Assyrian provinces of Megiddo and Samaria -- The Phoenicians -- The Philistines -- The Kingdom of Judah -- The Greek penetration -- Egyptians in Palestine in the 7th century BCE -- The Gilead and the Kingdom of Ammon under Assyrian hegemony -- The Moabites -- The Edomites -- The Arabian trade. 2. The Babylonian period (604-539 BCE): The history of Palestine in the Babylonian period -- Excavations and surveys -- Seals and seal impressions -- Tombs and burial customs -- Pottery vessels -- Metal and stone artifacts --Cult objects. 3. The Persian period (539-332 BCE): The history of Palestine in the Persian period -- Excavations and surveys -- Architecture -- Burial customs -- Temples and cult objects -- Pottery vessels -- Metal, stone, bone, and glass artifacts -- Seals and seal impressions -- Coins -- Weights and measures.
Subject Bible -- Antiquities.
Bible. Old Testament -- Antiquities.
Palestine -- Antiquities.
Material culture -- Palestine.
ISBN 0385424507