Exploring the Narrative: Jerusalem and Jordan in the Bronze and Iron Ages: Papers in Honour of Margreet Steiner
Exploring the Narrative: Jerusalem and Jordan in the Bronze and Iron Ages: Papers in Honour of Margreet Steiner

Exploring the Narrative: Jerusalem and Jordan in the Bronze and Iron Ages: Papers in Honour of Margreet Steiner

in The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies

by Meindert Dijkstra, Karel Vriezen, Eva Kaptijn, Gloria London, Robert Schuster, Niels Groot, Bruce Routledge, Larry Herr, Michele Daviau, Jeannette Boertien, Noor Mulder, Lucas Petit, Dinie Boas, Piotr Bienkowski, Koert van Bekkum, Zeidan Kafafi, Avraham Faust, Norma Franklin, Izaak J. de Hulster, Cor de Vos, Eveline van der Steen, Shimon Gibson, and Raz Kletter

Pages 464
Publisher T&T Clark
Published 2015
ISBN-13 9780567663641
This volume brings together a number of scholars who use archaeology as a tool to question the assumptions too easily made by historians and biblical scholars about the past. It combines essays from both archaeologists and biblical scholars. While the subject matter across the two disciplines differs widely in both geographical and chronological area covered, they share a critical stance in examining the relationship between 'dirt' archaeology and the biblical world, as presented to us through written sources.

  • Table Of Contents
  • JORDAN
    • 1. The Assyrian Province of Gilead and the 'Myth of the Empty Land' Meinders Dijkstra and Karel Vriezen
    • 2. The Late Bronze and Iron Age Cultural Landscape of the Eastern Jordan Valley: The Start of a Long Tradition Eva Kaptijn, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    • 3. Organization of Pottery Production in the Iron Age: Evidence from Tell Hesban and Tell el-Umayri Gloria London, Seattle USA and Robert Schuster, University of Nebraska, USA
    • 4. Regional Interaction in Ammon During the Iron Age IIc: An Insight into Regional Exchange Through Ceramics from the Amman Citadel and Tell Deir Alla Niels Groot, Utrecht, the Netherlands
    • 5. A Late Iron Age I Ceramic Assemblage from Central Jordan: Integrating Form, Technology and Distribution Bruce Routledge et al, University of Liverpool, UK
    • 6. The Typology of Iron Age Cooking Pots at Tall al-?Umayri, Jordan Larry Herr, Canadian University College, Canada
    • 7. Recycling in the Ancient World: Potsherds and Mended Pots Michele Daviau, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
    • 8. Public or Domestic? Temple, Text and Textile Production at Khirbet al-Mudayna in Moab Jeannette Boertien, University of Groningen, Netherlands
    • 9. The Bread Ovens of Khirbet Mudayna al-Thamad Noor Mulder, Maastricht, Netherlands
    • 10. Understanding the Pit People Lucas Petit, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Netherlands
    • 11. Were the Casemates Ever Filled? Dinie Boas, Delft, Netherlands
    • 12. In Search of Edomite Burials Piotr Bienkowski, Independent Scholar, UK
  • JERUSALEM
    • 13. 'The Situation is More Complicated': Archaeology and Text in the Historical Reconstruction of the Iron Age IIa Southern Levant Koert van Bekkum, Theological University, Netherlands
    • 14. Jerusalem in the Bronze and the Beginning of the Iron Ages: Biblical Narratives, Literary Sources, the Archaeological Evidence and Margreet Steiner Zeidan Kafafi, Yarmouk University, Jordan
    • 15. In Jerusalem's Expansion during the Iron Age II Avraham Faust, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    • 16. Dispelling the Fog Around the Ophel Norma Franklin, W. F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Israel
    • 17. Colour Remains on Figurines from Jerusalem. Izaak De Hulster, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
    • 18. Jerusalem: Why on Earth is it in Heaven? Cor de Vos, WWU Münster, Germany
    • 19. Exploring Jerusalem in the 19th Century Eveline Van der Steen, University of Liverpool, UK
    • 20. Charles Warren's Kidron Valley Tunnels, Bir Ayyub, and the Location of Biblical En Rogel Shimon Gibson, Charlotte University of the Holy Land, Israel
    • 21. Archaeological voices from Jerusalem Raz Kletter, University of Helsinki, Finland

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