Alphabets texts and artifacts in the ancient Near East. Studies presented to Benjamin Sass.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction 1
New Life, New Skills and New Friends in Exile: The Loss and Rise of Capitals of the Judeans in Babylonia
Angelika Berlejung 12
Rakibʼil and “Kubaba of Aram” at Ördekburnu and Zincirli and New Observations on Kubaba at Zincirli, Carchemish and Ugarit
Baruch Brandl 47
A New Perspective on the Ivory Pyxis from the Fosse Temple at Lachish
Osnat Misch-Brandl 62
Inscriptions de prestige et écriture du quotidien : le corpus épigraphique en hébreu ancien au miroir de son contexte ouest-sémitique
Françoise Briquel-Chatonnet 75
Was There a “Greek Renaissance” in 7th Century BCE Philistia?
Alexander Fantalkin 83
Historical-Geographical Observations on the Ehud-Eglon Tale in Judges
Israel Finkelstein 100
Un gobelet à libation de l’Arabie du Sud
Iwona Gajda 109
From the Iconic to the Linear—The Egyptian Scribes of Lachish and the Modification of the Early Alphabet in the Late Bronze Age
Orly Goldwasser 118
The Life and Times of an Ivory Handle of the Second Millennium BCE: A Tale of Prestige and Demise
David Ilan 161
Unheilige „Heilige Schriften“
Othmar Keel 173
Israelite Inscriptions Published as Moabite
Axel E. Knauf 189
The Kuntillet ’Ajrud Inscriptions Forty Years After Their Discovery
André Lemaire 196
“And the Canaanite was then in the Land”? A Critical View of the “Canaanite Enclave” in Iron I Southern Canaan
Aren M. Maeir and Louise A. Hitchcock 209
Betrifft: Letternstempel
Joachim Marzahn 227
Putting the Seal on Ma’adana: A Case of Forgery and Its Ramifications
Yossi Maurey and Amir S. Fink 255
Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions: Their Distribution and Significance
Alan Millard 270
The Beloved, Ne’ehevet, and Other Does: Reflections on the Motif of Grazing or Browsing Wild Horned Animals
Tallay Ornan 279
The Jerusalem Market in the Late Second Temple Period
Ronny Reich 303
L’alphabet de Himà (Arabie séoudite)
Christian Julien Robin and Maria Gorea 310
The Equation of Biblical Pharaoh “Shishak” with Pharaoh Ramesses II: A Philological and Epigraphic Dismantling of Egyptologist David Rohl’s Proposal
Christopher Rollston 376
L’énigme de ‘Ashtar-Kemosh dans la stèle de Mesha
Thomas Römer 385
A View from the Bridge: Notes About the Assyrian Empire Economic System, as Seen from Tell Masaikh (Lower Syrian Middle Euphrates Valley)
Maria Grazia Masetti-Rouault and Olivier Rouault 395
Ceremonial and Ritual Maces in the Temples of the Ancient Near East, and the Nature of the Hoard from Nahal Mishmar
Michael Sebbane 421
Facsimile Creation: Review of Algorithmic Approaches
Arie Shaus, Barak Sober, Shira Faigenbaum-Golovin, Anat Mendel-Geberovich, Eli Piasetzky and Eli Turkel 474
Learning by Doing—Distinguishing Different Hands at Work in the Drawings and Paintings of Kuntillet ’Ajrud
Christoph Uehlinger 489
Das Uruk-Kultgefäss aus technischer Sicht
Ralf-B. Wartke 512
Neo- and Late-Babylonian Notes
Ran Zadok 520

FINKELSTEIN Israel, ROBIN Christian, RÖMER Thomas. Paris. 2017. (14 x 22,5). 565 p., illustrations N/B, broché.
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