Near Eastern Archaeology Products

  • Archaeology, Anthropology and Cult

    The Sanctuary at Gilat,Israel

    By Thomas Evan Levy

    The Chalcolithic period was formative in Near Eastern prehistory, being a time of fundamental social change in craft specialization, horticulture and temple life. Gilat - a low mound, semi-communal farming settlement in the Negev desert - is one of the few Chalcolithic sanctuary sites in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-20 

  • The Excavations of Beth Shemesh, November–December 1912

    By Duncan MacKenzie, Shlomo Bunimovitz, Zvi Lederman, Nicoletta Momigliano

    In 1909 the Scottish archaeologist Duncan Mackenzie, Sir Arthur Evans’s right-hand man on the excavations of the legendary ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos since 1900, was appointed ‘Explorer’ of the Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF). From the spring of 1910 until December 1912 he was engaged in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

  • The Crusader World

    Edited by Adrian Boas

    The Crusader World is a multidisciplinary survey of the current state of research in the field of crusader studies, an area of study which has become increasingly popular in recent years. In this volume Adrian Boas draws together an impressive range of academics, including work from renowned…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge Worlds

  • David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Place, Memory, and Healing

    An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments

    By Ömür Harmanşah

    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17

  • New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Archeology of the New Testament

    The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles

    By Jack Finegan

    This book provides an introduction to the Mediterranean world in which the early Christian apostles moved. Drawing on the geographic setting and available archaeological materials to create a sense of the contemporary environment, the book traces the 15,000 mile travels of Paul, whose world was…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • A Season's Work at Ur, Al-'Ubaid, Abu Shahrain-Eridu-and Elsewhere

    Being an Unofficial Account of the British Museum Archaeological Mission to Babylonia, 1919

    By H.R. Hall

    This classic work from 1930 describes the archaeological mission to Iraq which was a huge leap in the understanding of Mesopotamian history. It chronicles the journey, the excavations and the findings in a personalised account, heavily illustrated with maps, photographs of the locations and the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Archaeology in the Holy Land

    By Kathleen M. Kenyon

    This classic book, extensively revised in 1979, includes the most important archaeological discoveries of that time made regarding both the pre-biblical and biblical history of Palestine. The earliest archaeological finds in Palestine reveal man’s presence as early as 9000 B.C., about 6000 years…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jørgen Læssøe

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Social History of Achaemenid Phoenicia

    Being a Phoenician, Negotiating Empires

    By Vadim S. Jigoulov

    Even though the Persian period has attracted a fair share of scholarly interest in recent years, as yet no concerted effort has been attempted to construct a comprehensive social history of Phoenician city-states as an integral part of the Achaemenid empire. This monograph explores the evidence…

    Hardback – 2014-08-28

  • The Ancient Near East

    History, Society and Economy

    By Mario Liverani

    The Ancient Near East reveals three millennia of history (c. 3500–500 bc) in a single work. Liverani draws upon over 25 years’ worth of experience and this personal odyssey has enabled him to retrace the history of the peoples of the Ancient Near East. The history of the Sumerians, Hittites,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-15

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