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By Assaf Yasur-Landau, Jennie R. Ebeling, Laura B. Mazow

Regardless of the big variety of well-preserved household contexts in Bronze and Iron Age websites, loved ones archaeology has now not been a typical method of learning the fabric tradition of old Israel. till lately, the dictates of “Biblical Archaeology” ended in a slender set of questions that missed concerns corresponding to gender, prestige and construction in the loved ones. the current quantity, which grew out of a consultation on the 2008 Annual assembly of the yank colleges of Oriental examine, makes an attempt to redress this factor. The seventeen papers herein replicate leading edge viewpoints at the idea and praxis of loved ones archaeology during this area. the next move in family learn is gifted right here, with using tailored facts assortment thoughts designed to respond to particular questions posed through loved ones archaeology.

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