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  • Albright, W. F. (A-Z entry)

    ( 1891 – 1971 ) American OT scholar who exercised great influence, both as the founder of a ‘school’ of interpreters and in his ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Analytical Techniques (A-Z entry)

    The traditional archaeological methods of classification and seriation were developed on the basis of the physical appearance of archaeological artifacts, but it is increasingly ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Christian Science and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    Christian Science began in the United States during the latter half of the nineteenth century, appearing first as a religious teaching and later as ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Computers and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    Just as all humanistic study of ancient texts is enhanced by the application of computing technologies, the modern study of biblical texts is increasingly ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • corvée (A-Z entry)

    forced labor for the state

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Eski Mosul Dam Salvage Project (A-Z entry)

    A long-planned dam on the Tigris River, just upstream from Eski Mosul (Balad) in Iraq was built between 1981 and 1985 . As with ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ethnoarchaeology (A-Z entry)

    The wide variety of approaches, methodologies, and questions designed to enhance archaeological interpretation through the application of ethnographic data to material remains recovered through ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ethnobotany (A-Z entry)

    By examining modern plant use and the interrelationship between humans and their environment, archaeologists and paleoethnobotanists can gain insight into ancient uses of plants ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ethnozoology (A-Z entry)

    The study of the way people and animals interact in a particular zoocultural system, ethnozoology seeks appropriate cultural definitions for animals as economic, symbolic, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Eugenics Movement (A-Z entry)

    The term eugenics , defining a theory of human evolutionary genetics and “racial improvement” that exerted a profound influence on archaeological interpretation in the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Euphrates Dams, Survey Of (A-Z entry)

    During the second half of the twentieth century ce , nine dams were built or were under construction on the Euphrates River. The enormous ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Excavation Strategy (A-Z entry)

    There is no one universal excavation strategy because developing one depends in part on the type of site being excavated and the purpose of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Excavation Tools (A-Z entry)

    A fundamental development took place in the range of tools used in Near Eastern archaeology once field operations were resumed following World War II. ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Experimental Archaeology (A-Z entry)

    Archaeologists design experiments to re-create or reproduce ancient artifacts, technologies, and behaviors to help interpret ancient material culture and events. The experiments reconstruct the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Field Conservation (A-Z entry)

    Each archaeological discovery, from the merest fragment of an object to a very complex structure, should be maintained with care, ensuring that it can ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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    The consulting relationship between geologists and archaeologists/historians is designed to achieve a fuller understanding of a site's occupational and socioeconomic story, ideally as excavation ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • hypostasization (or hypostatization) (A-Z entry)

    speaking of an abstract quality as if it were a living being, for instance, Wisdom in Proverbs 8 or Sirach 24.

    Source: Oxford Biblical Studies Online

  • Lead Isotope Analysis (A-Z entry)

    Measuring the relative isotopic abundances of lead to characterize its isotopic composition has become a frequently used analytical method in determining the provenance of ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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