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By Ephraim Stern

Each year millions of fanatics, either beginner undefined, spend the summer season months digging within the sands of Israel hoping to discover goods that relate not directly to the locations or occasions depicted within the Bible. hundreds of thousands extra view artifacts in museums and lengthy to grasp the whole tales at the back of them. Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, quantity II, is the basic publication for them all

In Ephraim Stern's sequel to Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, quantity I , through Amihai Mazar, this world-renowned archaeologist who has directed excavations within the Holy Land for a few years bargains a dramatic examine how archaeological study contributes to our figuring out of the connections among historical past and the tales mentioned within the Bible. Stern writes approximately numerous artifacts unearthed lately and relates them to the Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian classes within the Bible. followed by way of pictures and illustrations of infrequent historic relics starting from family pottery to superbly crafted jewellery and sculpture. His discussions convey the biblical international to life.

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