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  • Abila (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abila (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    city of the Decapolis, located about 15 km (9 mi.) north-northeast of Irbid in northern Jordan. Abila has an occupational history that extends from ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abu Ḥamid, Tell (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abu Ḥamid, Tell (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    site located in the Jordan Valley, at 240 m below sea level, on Lisan marl deposits between two small wadis (32°19′ N, 35°33′ E). ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abu Hawam, Tell (A-Z entry)

    10-acre mound on the Mediterranean coast near where the Kishon River empties into the bay of Haifa (map reference 151 × 144). It may ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abu Salabikh (A-Z entry)

    ( modern name, Ar., Tell or Īšān Abū eṣ-Ṣalābīḫ [“father of clinker”] ), city of the fourth and third millennia in southern Iraq, located ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Abu Simbel (A-Z entry)

    colossal temple complex located in the northern Sudan about 200 km (186 mi.) up the Nile from Aswan (22°21′ N, 31°38′ E). Built in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Achziv (A-Z entry)

    ( or Akhzib; Ar., Ez-Zib; Assyr., Accipu ), site located on the Mediterranean coast of Israel, 15 km (9 mi.) north of Akko and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Adab (A-Z entry)

    mounds located in a desert area of southern Iraq about 40 km (25 mi.) due east of the modern town of Diwaniya and about ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Aelia Capitolina (A-Z entry)

    The destruction of Jerusalem in 70 c.e. at the end of the Jewish Revolt was a watershed event in the city’s long history. The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

  • Afterlife and Immortality (A-Z entry)

    This entry consists of two articles on views of life after death within the historical communities of Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism and ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Aging, Hellenistic and Roman Period (A-Z entry)

    The demographic dynamics of the ancient world were such that overall average mortality and fertility rates were very high, in contrast to those of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

  • Agriculture (A-Z entry)

    The term “agriculture” pertains to the cultivation of the soil in order to produce food and other useful and appreciated growth from the land, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

  • Aharoni, Yohanan (A-Z entry)

    ( 1919 – 1976 ), Israeli biblical archaeologist and historical geographer . Born in Germany, Aharoni went to Palestine as a young man. His ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ahiram Inscription (A-Z entry)

    The sarcophagus of Ahiram found in Byblos, in Lebanon, by French archaeologists In 1923 is one of the most important works of art from ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Ain Ghazal (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Ain Ghazal (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    site located in the Wadi Zerqa, at the northeast edge of Amman, Jordan (31° 59′ N, 35°58′ E). Highway construction In 1974 bared a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • ῾Ajjul, Tell EL- (A-Z entry)

    ( Ar., “the mound of the calf” ), site located on the northern bank of Wadi Gaza, 2 km (1.2 mi.) from the Mediterranean ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Akkadian (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Akkadian (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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