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  • 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

  • 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

  • Akkadian (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    The language of the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians of Mesopotamia, Akkadian, subsumes both Assyrian and Babylonian dialects within it. The earliest attested Semitic language, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Alalakh Texts (A-Z entry)

    British-led archaeological teams, directed by C. Leonard Woolley from 1937 to 1939 and again from 1946 to 1949 , excavated more than 515 texts ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Ammonite Inscriptions (A-Z entry)

    Ammonite texts are inscribed on various materials: stone (e.g., from the Amman Citadel), metal (e.g., on a bottle from Tell Siran), pottery (engraved, e.g., ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • 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

  • Aram (A-Z entry)

    Aram is a name of both places and persons. As a place name it refers usually to Aram‐Damascus ( Map 1:Z2 ), a powerful ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Aramaic (A-Z entry)

    A Northwest Semitic language related to Hebrew . It was usually written in the twenty‐two letters of the Phoenician alphabet, although originally some letters ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • archaeology (A-Z entry)

    Discoveries at a multitude of sites in the Middle East under a succession of brilliant archaeologists—British, American, German, French, and, since 1948 , Israeli—have ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Archaeology and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    History of Archaeology. Archaeology is the study of the remains of ancient civilizations uncovered through excavations. It is a relatively young discipline, for the ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Authors, Books, and Readers in the Ancient World (Chapters)

    1. Old Testament Times (a) Mesopotamia Authors Putting one's name to a written text may indicate presence as a witness, or agreement as a ...

    Source: The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies

  • Champollion, Jean François (A-Z entry)

    ( 1790 – 1832 ), first person to reconstruct the ancient Egyptian language. Having been a child prodigy with an insatiable appetite for languages, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Church Inscriptions (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Church Inscriptions (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    Epigraphic sources constitute a major contribution to what is known of the historical development of a local or regional church, its specific organization, and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Clermont-Ganneau, Charles (A-Z entry)

    ( 1846 – 1923 ), French epigrapher , archaeologist , Orientalist , and diplomat pioneer in the study of ancient Palestinian inscriptions. Born in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Copper Scroll (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    COPPER SCROLL. Figure 1. The Copper Scroll, in situ . (Courtesy ASOR Archives) The manuscript designated 3Q15, the Copper Scroll , was discovered in ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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