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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

  • ῾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

  • Akko (A-Z entry)

    ( Ar., Tell el-Fukhar ), a prominent 50-acre tell on the northern bank of the Na῾aman River in Israel, near its debouchment into the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Alalakh (A-Z entry)

    site located in the Turkish province of Hatay, near the mouth of the Orontes River, in the ῾Amuq plain (36°19′ N, 36°29′ E). The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • 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

  • Ali Kosh (A-Z entry)

    a small prehistoric site located on the Deh Luran plain in southwestern Iran at an elevation of about 170 m (32°30′ N, 47°20′ E). ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Amarna, Tell El- (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Amarna, Tell El- (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Amarna, Tell el- (A-Z entry)

    Place on the eastern bank of the Nile near the village of Haggi Qandil, south of Cairo. For a time it was the capital ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Amarna, Tell El- (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    site of the capital of the heretic Egyptian king Akhenaten, built to honor his sole god, Aten, located in Middle Egypt (27°38′ N, 30°53′ ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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