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Albright, W.F. The Archaeology of Palestine. Cambridge: Harmondsworth, 1991.

Aharoni, Y. Archaeology of the land of Israel: from the prehistoric beginnings to the end of the First Temple period. Philadelphia: Westminister Press, 1982.

Aharoni, Y. "New Aspects of the Israelite Occupation in the North," Near Eastern Archaeology in the Twentieth Century, Essays in Honor of Nelson Gleuck. (New York, 1970).

Ben-Tor, A. Archaeology of Ancient Israel. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992.

Brug, J.F. Literary and archaeological study of the Philistines. Oxford: B.A.R., 1985.

Dothan, Trude and M. People of the Sea: the Search for the Philistines. New York: MacMillan, 1992.

Dothan, T. Philistines and their material culture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982.

Drews, R. The End of the Bronze Age. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Drinkard, J.F. Benchmarks in time and culture: An introduction to the history and methodology of Syro-Palestinian archaeology. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1988.

Finkelstein, Israel. The Archaeology of the Israelite Settlement. (Jerusalem, 1988).

Finkelstein, I and Na'aam, N. From Nomadism to Monarchy: archaeological and historical aspects of early Israel. Biblical Archaeology Society, 1994.

Halpern, B. The Emergence of Israel in Canaan. California: Scholars Press, 1983.

Levy, T. (ed.) The Archaeology of Society in the Holy Land. New York: Facts on File, Inc. 1995.

Kempinski, A. Rise of an urban culture: the urbanization of Palestine in the Early Bronze Age: 3000&emdash;2150 BC. Jerusalem: Israel Ethnographic Society, 1978.

Kenyon, K. Amorites and Canaanites. London: Oxford U.P, 1966.

Kenyon, K.A. Archaeology in the Holy Land. London: E. Benn, 1979.

Lance, H.D. The Old Testament and the Archaeologist. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1981.

Mazar, A. Archaeology of the Land of the Bible: 10,000&emdash;586 B.C.E. New York: Doubleday, 1990.

Magnusson, M. Archaeology of the Bible. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978.

Moorey, P.R.S. A Century of Biblical Archaeology. Cambridge, 1991.

Moorey, P.R.S. The Bible and Recent Archaeology. London, 1989.

Niels, P.L. Canaanites and their land: the tradition of the Canaanites. Sheffield, JSOT Press, 1991.

Pritchard, J.B. Atlas of the Bible. London: Harpers Collins, 1987.

Reford, D.B. Egypt, Canaan and Israel in Ancient Times. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1992.

Roaf, M. Cultural Atlas of Ancient Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East. Oxford: Equinox, 1990.

Rogerson, J. Atlas of the Bible. Oxford, 1989.

Smith, W.S. The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1981.

Ward, W.A. and Joukowsky, M., eds. The Crisis Years: the 12th Century B.C. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt, 1992.

Weippert, Manfred. The Settlement of the Israelite Tribes in Palestine. (Illinois, 1971).

Bodenheimer, F.S. Animal and man in Bible lands. Leiden: Brill, 1960&emdash;1972.

Daviau, P.M.M. Houses and their furnishings in Bronze Age Palestine: domestic activity areas and artifact distribution in the Middle and Late Bronze Ages. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1993.

Diringer, David. Writing. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1962.

Gelb, I. J. A Study of Writing. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, Ltd, 1952.

Finkelstein, I. Archaeology of the Israelite Settlement. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1982.

Hackett, J. Warfare in the Ancient World. London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1989.

Hackwell, W.J. Signs, Letters, Words. New York: Scribner's, 1987.

Herr, L. G. "Tripartite Pillared Buildings and the Market Place in Iron Age Palestine," BASOR 272 (1988) 43-58.

Healy, John F. Reading the Past: The Early Alphabet. University of California Press, 1990.

Herzog, C. and Mordecai, G. Battles of the Bible. New York: Random House, 1978.

Katz, S.H. and Voight, M.M. "Beer and Bread." Expedition 28 (1986), 23&emdash;34.

Naveh, Joseph. Early History of the Alphabet. Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 1982.

Netzer, Ehud. "Domestic Architecture in the Iron Age," The Architecture of Ancient Israel. Jerusalem, 1992.

Stillman, N. and Tullis, N. Armies of the Ancient Near East: 3000 to 539 BC. Sussex: Wargamers Research Group Publications, 1984.

Whitt, William. "The Story of the Semitic Alphabet" in Civilizations of the Ancient Near East Vol. IV. J. Sasson, ed. New York: Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1995.

Yadin, Y. The Art of Warfare in Biblical Lands. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1963.

Amiran, R. Ancient Pottery of the Holy Land; from the beginnings in the Neolithic period to the end of the Iron Age. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1970.

Aubet, M.E. The Phoenicians and the West. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

Baramki, D. Phoenicia and the Phoenicians. Beirut, 1961.

Barnett, R.D. Ancient Ivories in the Middle East. Jerusalem: Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University, 1982.

Barnett, R.D. "Early Shipping in the Near East," Antiquity, XXXII, no. 128, 1958, pp. 220&emdash;230.

Dayton, J. "Money in the Near East before coinage," Berytus XXIII, 1974, pp. 41&emdash;52.

Hopkins, D.C. The Highlands of Canaan. Agricultural Life in the Early Iron Age. Sheffield, 1985.

Loud, G. The Megiddo Ivories. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1939.

Maxwell-Hyslop, K.R. Western Asiatic Jewelry c. 3000&emdash;612 B.C. London: Methuen and Co., Ltd., 1971.

McNutt, P. Forging of Israel: iron technology, symbolism and tradition in ancient society. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1990.

Moscati, S. The Phoenicians. Milan, 1988.

Pritchard, J.B. Recovering Sarepta, a Phoenician City. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978.

Whittaker, C.R. and K., eds. Trade in Ancient Economy. London, 1983.

Wood, B.G. Sociology of pottery in ancient Palestine: the ceramic industry and the diffusion of ceramic style in the Bronze and Iron Ages. Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1990.

Albright, W.F. Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan. London: Athlone Press, 1968.

Dothan, T. "Anthropoid Clay Coffins from a Late Bronze Age Cemetery near Deir el-Balah." Israel Exploration Journal 23, p. 129&emdash;46, 1973.

Friedman, R.E. Who Wrote the Bible? San Fransicso: HarperSanFrancisco, 1997.

Gibson, J.C.L. Canaanite Myths and Legends. Edinburgh: T&T Clarks, Ltd., 1978.

Gonen, R. Burial patterns and cultural diversity in late Bronze Age Canaan. Indiana: Eisenbrauns, 1991.

L'Heureux, C.E. Rank among the Canaanite gods: El, Ba'al and the Repha'im. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1979.

Lurker, Manfred. An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Egypt. London: Thames and Hudson, 1980.

Olyan, S.M. Asherah and the cult of Yahweh in Israel. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1988.

Oren, E.D. The Northern Cemetery at Beth Shan. Leiden, 1973.

Ottosson, M. Temples and cult places in Palestine. Stockholm: Uppsala Press, 1980.

Pettey, R.J. Asherah: goddess of Israel. New York: P. Lang, 1990.

Pritchard, J.B. Bronze Age cemetery at Gibeon. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1963

Pritchard, J.B. Cemetery at Tell es-Sa'idiyeh, Jordan. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1980

Pritchard, J.B. Palestinian figurines in relation to certain goddesses known through literature. New York : Kraus Press, 1967.

Rabinowitz, J. Faces of God: Canaanite mythology or Hebrew theology. Woodstock, CT: Spring Publications, 1998.

Rowe, A. The Four Canaanite Temples of Beth Shan. Philadelphia: University Museum, 1940.

for Children

Barry, Iris. Discovering Archaeology. London: Trewin Copplestone Books, 1981.

Carey, H. How to use maps and globes. New York: Franklin Watts, 1983.

Eisenberg, A. and Peretz Elkins, D. Treasures from the Dust. New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1972.

Eisenberg, A. and Peretz Elkins, D. Worlds lost and found: Discoveries in Biblical archaeology. New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1964.

Eisenberg, A. Voices from the past; stories of great Biblical discoveries. New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1959.

Tubbs, J.N. Bible Lands: Eyewitness Books Series. New York, 1991.

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