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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.

Edited by ...
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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...
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Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem: Guide to the Collection, Third Edition, 2002.

ENGLISH. A walking guide to the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem permanent exhibition, 147 pages with color photographs. Including a comprehensive fold-out time-line: a chronological chart of major events in the Ancient Near East.

Soft Cover.

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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

Description

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...
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The Reuben and Edith Hecht Collection - A

Ancient Means of Exchange, Weights and Coins

Ya’akov Meshorer

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

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The Contents of the Catalogue:

Ancient Means of Exchange

Introduction

Metal Ingots as Means of Exchange

W...
The Reuben and Edith Hecht Collection

West-Semitic Seals, Eighth-Sixth Centuries BCE

by Nahman Avigad, Michael Heltzer, and Andre Lemaire, Edited by Ronny Reich

Hecht Museum / University of Haifa

Bibliographic info: 179 pages

Language(s): English and Hebrew

Cover: Cloth

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The 200-page, bilingual (Hebrew/English) catalog contains a detailed discussion of 140 inscribed seals from the Reuben and Edith Hecht Museum Collection at the University of H...
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'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

Ya'el D...
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Phoenicians on the Northern Coast of Israel in the Biblical Period

Hecht Museum, University of Haifa

Curators: Avner Raban and Robert R. Stieglitz

llustrated .

The bilingual (Hebrew / English) catalogue contains the following articles:

Ofra Rimon - Preface

Avner Raban & Robert R...
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STILLWELL, AGNES NEWHALL & BENSON, J.L, CORINTH Volume XV Part III, The Potter's Quarter: The Pottery, The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Princeton, 1984

From the Results Conducted by The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and with contributions by Alan L. Boegehold and Cedric G. Boulter, the artifacts presented here have great value apart from the circumstances of their finding...
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BAILEY, DONALD M. A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum. IV Lamps of Metal and Stone, and Lampstands. London, British Museum Press, 1996. With 192 plates. Cloth with dustjacket. This fourth and final volume of the catalogue discusses almost 550 examples made of metal and a few of stone, and also some lampstands. The Museum's collection of metal lamps and stands are second to none in its quality and variety...
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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)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0714111457

ISBN-13: 978-0714111452

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. ...
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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...
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Antike Glastkunst im Israel Museum/La Verrerie Ancienne au Musee d'Israel

Soft cover 64 pgs.

Size: 8.6åXå10.8Inch Language: French,German.

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The Wonders of Ancient Glass at the Israel Museum.

Yael Israeli.

63 pages.

In French/German (one volume).

A small catalogue showing the highlights of the Israel Museum?s glass collection.

54 color plates .

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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...
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Cradle of Christianity Edited by: Yael Israeli and David Mevorah 224 pages pages (English) Archaeological finds relating to the life and death of Jesus of Nazareth, and the beginning of Christianity, early churches, and pilgrimage to the Holy Land are shown in this comprehensive exhibition catalogue, offering a sense of the character of the Holy Land in the early days of Christianity. English edition: 19 black and white photos, 181 color photos, and 42 drawings

Publications of the Arch...
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Knights of the Holy Land:The Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem Edited by Silvia Rozenberg Exhibition catalogue, 325 pages, softcover A comprehensive study of the Crusaders and their impact on the Holy Land 26 black and white plates, 240 color plates, and 18 illustrations. Size: 9.4åXå12Inch

Language: English.

The Israel Museum, Publications of the Archaeology Wing.

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Paperback: 64 pages .

Publisher: University of California Press (July 3, 1992).

Language: English .

ISBN-10: 0520080319 .

ISBN-13: 978-0520080317 .

book Dimensions: 9.5 x 7 x 0.2 inches.

Shipping Weight: 7 ounces.

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About this book: The sheer abundance of pottery found on Roman sites throughout Europe and Asia makes it essential to our understanding of the ancient societies that created it...
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Byzantine Pottery (Paperback) by Ken Dark (Author)

Paperback: 160 pages

Publisher: Tempus Publishing, Limited

(February 2002)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0752419420

ISBN-13: 978-0752419428

Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.1 x 0.6 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds

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KEN DARK...
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Origins of the Alphabets: Introduction to Archaeology.

Paperback: 72 page

s

Language: English

Book Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.5 x 0.3 inches

Illustrated

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Read about the development of alphabets and scripts, the evolution of modern letter forms, more.
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Canaanite Gods in Metal: An Archaeological Study of Ancient Syro-Palestinian Figures [Tel Aviv] (Paperback)

by Ora Negbi (Author)

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ENGLISH

Institute of Archaeology, Tel Aviv University, 1976. 1976, 1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Xxv, 192 pp. plus section of 64 plates, 150 figures, extensive biblio.
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The Sacred Bridge: Carta's Atlas of the Biblical World (Hardcover).

by Anson F Rainey (Author), R. Steven Notley (Author).

Product Description.

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. The product of close cooperati...
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Ancient Pottery of Transjordan.

An Introduction Utilizing Published Whole Forms-Late Neolithic through Late Islamic.

by Ralph E. Hendrix, Philip R. Drey, and J. Bjornar Storfjell .

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Publisher: Andrews University Press.

Publication date: 1996.

Bibliographic info: xii + 342 pages.

Language(s): English.

Cover: Spiral.

Using examples from ancient Transjordan for showing the basics of form-based typological pottery analysis, Ancient Pottery d...
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The Scarab: A Reflection of Ancient Egypt Daphna Ben-Tor.

Exhibition catalogue, 84 pages, softcover An introduction to scarabs and their reflection in many aspects of Ancient Egyptian culture, through selected objects from the magnificent collection of Dr. Kurt Stern, London..

280 black and white plates, 7 color plates, and 34 illustrations..

Description: Amulets in the form of a dung-beetle are found all over the Mediterranean. This book discusses what we can learn from these b...
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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. They cover all of its historica...
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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.

ENGLISH

Coloured.

Currently out of Print.

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LOFFREDA, STANISLAO Holy Land Pottery at the Time of Jesus. Early Roman Period (63 BC - 70 AD)

ENGLISH .

Jerusalem.

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.

Currently out of Print.

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English.

Hardcover.

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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. Stunning real-life photographs of everything from swords to statues and...
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Women at the Time of the Bible by Miriam Vamosh (Abingdon Press: 2008) (Paperback).

ENGLISH.

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103pp.Illustrated

A fascinating exploration of life during Bible times.

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Food at the Time of the Bible: From Adam's Apple to the Last Supper

By Miriam Vamosh

(Palphot, 2007)

Illustrated

(Paperback)

Format: Paperback, 104pp

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A Treasury of Jewish Coins (Hardcover).

by Ya'akov Meshorer (Author).

ENGLISH.

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Book Description 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. 80 pages of photographic plat...
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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. Aimed at both beginning and advanced collectors, Hendin compiles the knowledge he has accumulated in ...
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Ancient Scale Weights and Pre Coinage Currency of the Near East (Hardcover).

by David Hendin (Author).

Signed PERSONALLY BY THE AUTHOR .

More than 450 ancient weights and pieces of pre-coinage currency have been cataloged and described by this author of bestselling books on ancient Biblical and Judean coins. No collection of ancient weights of this breadth and depth has ever been published in a single volume. It contains more than 100 pages of explanatory text ...
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Not Kosher: Forgeries of Ancient Jewish and Biblical Coins.

(Hardcover).

by David Hendin (Author).

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Book Description 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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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.

180 pages.

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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...
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Hecht Museum, University of Haifa

Curator: Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom.

Contents:

Renate Rosenthal-Heginbottom - 'Wine Is the Mirror of the Soul'

Sonia Klinger - Dionysos in Attic Vase-Painting

Rina Talgam - Dionysos in Eretz-Israel Mosaics Rivka Gersht - Dionysos and His Retinue: Sculpted Images Claudia Nauerth - Dionysos in Coptic Art Yulia Ustinova - Dionysian Mysteria in the Classical World Menahem Luz - Dionysos: Myth and Ritual in Sources from the Arch...