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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

  • Art and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    Early Art. Stories from the Bible had become the subject of a developed narrative art by the middle of the third century CE in ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • cherubim (A-Z entry)

    Winged creatures (‘cherubim’ is the Hebrew plural of ‘cherub’) which were frequently represented in the art of ancient Assyria. Two may be seen in ...

    Source: A Dictionary of 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

  • Di Cesnola, Luigi Palma (A-Z entry)

    ( 1832 – 1904 ), soldier , diplomat , antiquarian and ultimately museum director Throughout his long life Emmanuele Pietro Paolo Maria Luigi Palma ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Furtwängler, Adolf (A-Z entry)

    ( 1853 – 1907 ), German historian of ancient art and field archaeologist . In 1874 , Furtwängler completed his doctorate at Munich and ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Graven Image (A-Z entry)

    Hebrew pesel is variously translated as “graven image,” “idol,” or “statue.” Three‐dimensional sacred images of metal, stone, wood, or clay were ubiquitously venerated in ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Hunting (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    Little is known about the prehistoric hunter-gatherer of the Near East who created the Natufian and similar cultures. With the development of civilization, people ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Idols, Idolatry (A-Z entry)

    An idol is a figure or image worshiped as the representation of a deity. Idols normally take the form of figures in the round ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Izeh (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Izeh (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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

    a plain and a town located in the western Bakhtiari Mountains of Iran and known as Malamir in the later Islamic period until 1935 ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Kuntillet ῾Ajrud (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Kuntillet ῾Ajrud (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    ( Heb., Horvat Teman ), site located in the northeast Sinai Desert (30°11′ N, 34°25′ E; map reference 0940 × 9560), approximately 50 km ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Lions (A-Z entry)

    Not found in the fossil record of the Levant until the Late Pleistocene, lions (Panthera leo) arrived as tropical elements entering an already diverse ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Mosaics (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Mosaics (Image) This result contains an image

    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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