The Reuben and Edith Hecht Collection - A
Ancient Means of Exchange, Weights and Coins
The 200-page, bilingual (Hebrew/English) catalog contains a detailed discussion of some 800 ancient means of payment, weights, and coins found in the collection of the Reuben and Edith Hecht Museum at the University of Haifa
The Contents of the Catalogue:
Ancient Means of Exchange
Metal Ingots as Means of Exchange
Author: DK Publishing .
PUBLISHER: DK CHILDREN .
This is a timely exploration of the history and geography of the Middle East and the culture and accomplishments of the ancient Hebrews, Babylonians, Persians, and other civilizations that flourished there. Full-color photographs.
Here is an original and exciting look at the fascinating history of the Bible Lands...
Animals from the Leo Mildenberg Collection
Ancient Jerusalem Revealed presents the archaeological discoveries in Jerusalem from the mid-1970s through the 1980s and into the 1990s. It continues and complements the first volume of Jerusalem Revealed. Together, both volumes broadly summarize the results and achievements of the recent archaeological activities in Jerusalem, and testify to the tremendous efforts invested during the last two-and-a-half decades by Israeli scholars and archaeological institutions...
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VERY NICE Catalog of the special exhibition.
196pp. catalogue of 155 items, coloured plates & bl.& wh. illustrations, bibliography,Hard cover.
The Sacred Bridge: Carta's Atlas of the Biblical World (Hardcover).
by Anson F Rainey (Author), R. Steven Notley (Author).
To meet the need for clear and accurate information, Professors Anson F. Rainey and R. Steven Notley have now come forward with an atlas that traces the course of Near Eastern history from the Chalcolithic Age (c. 3500 BCE) to the defeat of Bar Kochba's fighters and their retreat to the caves east of En-gedi...
A Treasury of Jewish Coins (Hardcover).
by Ya'akov Meshorer (Author).
Originally published in Hebrew, A Treasury of Jewish Coins was awarded Israel's literary achievement Ben Zvi Prize in 2000. This new volume replaces Meshorer's classic Ancient Jewish Coinage (Vols. I & II) in a single book, fully expanded and updated as a new work and comprising all of the latest theories and information in this field...
Ancient Pottery of Transjordan.
An Introduction Utilizing Published Whole Forms-Late Neolithic through Late Islamic.
by Ralph E. Hendrix, Philip R. Drey, and J...
Signed PERSONALLY BY THE AUTHOR .
HENDIN, DAVID, Guide to Biblical Coins, 3rd Edition, Amphora, New York, 1996.
Lists more than 525 different coins according to a new numbering system that will not conflict with previous editions. Many new line drawings have been added, dramatically expanding Hendin's previous edition, and all new photographs of more than 400 coins...
Catalog that accompanies a fascinating exhibition which delves into the formation and function of awe-inspiring monsters and supernatural composite creatures that were prominent in the imagination of the peoples of the ancient Near East and the classical world.
The catalogue is divided into four main chapters each with comprehensive articles on The Creatures of the Sea, Creatures of the Earth, Creatures of the Air and The Battles of the Gods and Mortals against the Monsters.
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Women at the Time of the Bible by Miriam Vamosh (Abingdon Press: 2008)
A fascinating exploration of life during Bible times.
"MEASURING AND WEIGHING IN ANCIENT TIMES"
Raz Kletter 'Four hundred shekels of silver, what is that between you and me?’ (Genesis 23: 15): Weights and Weighing in Eretz Israel in Antiquity
Avner Raban Jars and Standard Volume
Gerald Finkielsztejn Administration and Trade in the Hellenistic Period: Dating and Standards of Measures
Gerald Finkielsztejn A Lead Weight from the Hecht Collection
Shraga Qedar Weights of Eretz-Israel in the Roman...
Cuneiform in Canaan: Cuneiform Sources from the Land of Israel in Ancient Times
One of the earliest surviving manifestations of the cultural heritage of the Land of Israel in ancient times is the use of the cuneiform script, from the Middle Bronze Age to the Iron Age...
S. Loffreda, Light and Life. Ancient Christian Oil Lamps of the Holy Land..
Jerusalem 2001. 56 pp.; colour ills.
Preface - Introduction - Types of oil lamps - Some inscriptions - Signficance of the oil lamps - Conclusion.
Currently out of Print.
Wine is one of the oldest beverages known to mankind. Since the dawn of civilization, it has been renowned for its power to impact joy, allay fears, foster inspiration, arouse love, and blur the boundaries between reality and fantasy. Owing to its ability to change one's mood and affect the senses, this remarkable beverage has been attributed with mysterious powers...
Catalogue of the Aramaic and Mandaic Incantation Bowls in the British Museum
by J. B. Segal (Author), Henrietta C. D. McCall (Author)
Hardcover: 239 pages
Publisher: British Museum Press (January 2000)
Catalogue of the Aramaic and Mandaic Incantation Bowls in the British Museum By J. B. Segal with a contribution by E. O. C. Hunter. London; British Museum Press, 2000. Pp. 239; plates...
Not Kosher: Forgeries of Ancient Jewish and Biblical Coins.
by David Hendin (Author).
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All of the more than 550 coins illustrated and discussed in this book are Not Kosher... in other words they are forgeries, often intended to deceive unwitting collectors. David Hendin has collected and researched these neglected forgeries for more than 35 years, and now makes his diagnostic methodology and huge database of photographs available ...
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Beautifully illustrated collection of more than 1,000 ancient oil lamps in the Adler Collection of Jerusalem, which has been featured in an exhibition at the Bible Lands Museum. This is a remarkable collection of lamps from 2200 BC up to the Crusader Period.