'There is no city more beautiful, nor any better filled with all good things'
(al-Maqdisi, 985 CE).
Curators: Avner Raban, Ya'el D. Arnon and Rachel Pollak .
The bilingual (Hebrew / English) catalogue contains the following articles:
Avner Raban - Foreword
Ron Toueg - The Urban Planning of Islamic Caesarea
"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...
Illness and Healing in Ancient Times
Hecht Museum, University of Haifa
Nili Shupak -And Joseph Commanded His Servants the Physicians to Embalms His Father’ (Genesis 50:2):
The Physicians in the Joseph Story
Rivka Gerst - Gods of Medicine in the Greek and Roman World
Joe Zias - Health and Healing in the Land of Israel - A Paleopathological Perspective
Karl Reinhard and Peter Warnock - Archaeoparasitiology and the Analysis of the Latrine Pit Soils from the City...
Publications of the Archaeology Wing , The Israel Museum Jerusalem.
The Immortals of Ancient Egypt:From the Abraham Gutterman Collection of Ancient Egyptian Art
Dr.Daphna Ben-Tor, Curator of Egyptian Archaeology at Israeli Museum in Jerusalem)
175 pages, softcover
A glimpse into the Egyptian aspiration for immortality conveyed through 144 objects from the Abraham Gutterman Collection, now at the Israel Museum.
103 black and white plates, 17 color plates, and 2 illustrations...
Origins of the Alphabets: Introduction to Archaeology.
Paperback: 72 pages
Book Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.5 x 0.3 inches
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Read about the development of alphabets and scripts, the evolution of modern letter forms, more.
Coins of the Holy Land: The Abraham and Marian Sofaer Collection at The American Numismatic Society and the Israel Museum (Ancient Coins in North American Collections)
Author: Ya’akov Meshorer with Gabi Bijovsky and Wolfgang Fischer-Bossert...
A Comprehensive Catalog of Oil Lamps of the Holy Land from the Adler Collection By Noam Adler.JERUSALEM
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.
LOFFREDA, STANISLAO Holy Land Pottery at the Time of Jesus. Early Roman Period (63 BC - 70 AD)
116pp. coloured illustrations.
Preface - Introduction - Dating - Amphorae -Jugs and juglets - Bowls, cups and plates - Cooking vessels - Oil lamps - A concluding look - Abbreviations - Captions to the illustrations - Contents.
"People of the Sea; The Search for the Philistines" by Trude Dothan and Moshe Dothan
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company
Publication date: 1992
Bibliographic info: xii + 276 + 32 color plates
about the book :
The authors, both archaeologists and historians at universities in Israel, have devoted 30 years to studying the material culture and history of the Philistines, one of the sea people who migrated during the Late Bronze A...
Islamic Art through the Ages
Masterpieces of the Islamic Museum of al-Haram al-Sharif (al-Aqsa Mosque) Jerusalem
Dr.Marwan F. Abu Khalaf, 1998
For the first time, the historical collection of artwork in the Islamic Museum of al-Haran al-Sharif is available in a full-color catalog...
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...
Scarabs, Chronology, and Interconnections
Egypt and Palestine in the Second Intermediate Period.
2007 XII-212 p. text + 228 p...
Food at the Time of the Bible: From Adam's Apple to the Last Supper
By Miriam Vamosh
Format: Paperback, 104pp
Women at the Time of the Bible by Miriam Vamosh (Abingdon Press: 2008)
A fascinating exploration of life during Bible times.
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. ...
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...
Over the ages, oil lamps have vividly reflected the customs and aspirations of diverse societies dwelling in the Holy Land
Let There Be Light – Oil lamps from the Holy Land, December 2004, accompanies the fascinating exhibition on the development of the oil lamp through three thousand years, from biblical times through the beginning of Islam...
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...