Near Eastern Archaeology Products

  • The Sumerian World

    Edited by Harriet Crawford

    The Sumerian World explores the archaeology, history and art of southern Mesopotamia and its relationships with its neighbours from c.3,000 - 2,000BC. Including material hitherto unpublished from recent excavations, the articles are organised thematically using evidence from archaeology, texts and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jrgen Laesse

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • 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 – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

  • Rome in the East

    The Transformation of an Empire, 2nd Edition

    By Warwick Ball

    This new edition of Rome in the East expands on the seminal work of the first edition, and examines the lasting impact of the near Eastern influence on Rome on our understanding of the development of European culture. Warwick Ball explores modern issues as well as ancient, and overturns…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge

  • Atlas of the Ancient Near East

    From Prehistoric Times to the Roman Imperial Period

    By Trevor Bryce, Jessie Birkett-Rees

    This atlas provides students and scholars with a broad range of information on the development of the Ancient Near East from prehistoric times through the beginning of written records in the Near East (c. 3000 BC) to the late Roman Empire and the rise of Islam. The geographical coverage of the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Ancient Civilizations

    4th Edition

    By Dr. Brian Fagan, Chris Scarre

    Ancient Civilizations offers a comprehensive and straightforward account of the world’s first civilizations and how they were discovered, drawing on many avenues of inquiry including archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory work, highly specialized scientific investigations, and both…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Animal Husbandry in Ancient Israel

    A Zooarchaeological Perspective on Livestock Exploitation, Herd Management and Economic Strategies

    By Aharon Sasson

    Animals have been used to human advantage for thousands of years. 'Animal Husbandry in Ancient Israel' presents an analysis of caprines and cattle husbandry in the Southern Levantine Bronze and Iron Age. The book employs key methodological approaches - comparative analysis, taphonomy, Geographic…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

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