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  • alphabet (A-Z entry)

    An alphabet was in use in the cities of Palestine by 1200 bce , including the Hebrew alphabet used in Israel and Judah . ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Alphabet (A-Z entry)

    [ This entry treats the origins and development of what is traditionally termed the “alphabet,” that is, the stages termed “abjad” and “alphabet.” For ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Anchors (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Anchors (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    In antiquity, those who sailed utilized stones as the earliest anchoring devices. As anchors found on the seabed assume the passing of a ship, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Animal Husbandry (A-Z entry)

    The domestication of animals is a component of the “Neolithic Revolution” and a process that had an impact both on the biology of the ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Archaeology in the Ancient Near East (Chapters)

    The World of the Bible It is thanks in part to the numerous archaeological excavations and surveys that the wider world of the Bible ...

    Source: pageId="iii"Oxford Bible Atlas

  • Books and Bookmaking in Antiquity (A-Z entry)

    “This word came to Jeremiah from the Lord: Take a scroll and write on it all the words that I have spoken to you” ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Clothing (A-Z entry)

    The nations around Palestine in the ancient Near East have left stone monuments depicting the life of the people and their garments. From Palestine ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Clothing (A-Z entry)

    Archaeological remains of garments are scarce, with usually only fragments of textiles recovered. What is known about clothing often can be deduced from accessories, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Computer Mapping (A-Z entry)

    Geographic information systems ( GIS ), also known as computer mapping technologies, are digital databases that store, manipulate, capture, analyze, create, and display spatially ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Computer Recording, Analysis, and Interpretation (A-Z entry)

    The introduction of microcomputers In 1976 began to change dramatically and substantively the way in which archaeologists record and analyze data. Suddenly, what had ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Crafts (A-Z entry)

    The crafts were critical to the needs of the community. Aristocrats may have looked down on craftspersons, but they paid tribute to their necessity ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Dating Techniques (A-Z entry)

    Many artifacts and skeletal remains can be dated by reference to an established typological framework. The chronology of such a framework, except within a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • DCP Spectrometry (A-Z entry)

    Direct current plasma ( DCP ) spectrometry provides an effective means of analyzing the chemical composition of ancient pottery. Similar to inductively coupled plasma ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • dial (A-Z entry)

    According to Isa. 38: 8 the dial of King Ahaz was approached by steps; or it is possible that the sundial may have been ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • dyeing (A-Z entry)

    The curtains of the tabernacle were dyed ( Exod. 26: 1 ) as was the robe in which Jesus was dressed by soldiers ( ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • east (A-Z entry)

    One of the points of the compass, the direction of sunrise, and in combination with the other three points ( Ps. 107: 3 ) ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Egyptian (A-Z entry)

    The language of ancient Egypt represents an autonomous branch of one of the most widespread language families in the world, variously called Afroasiatic, Hamito-Semitic, ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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