Strata — Volume 29 (2011)

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Table of Contents

50 Years of the AIAS: Special Commemorative Reviews

Amihai Mazar, Israeli Archaeology: Achievements and the Current State of Research

Ilan Shachar, The Coins of Ancient Israel—Discoveries of the Last 50 Years

Dennis Mizzi, 60 Years of Qumran Archaeology

Research Articles

Ram Gophna and Yitzhak Paz, On Rural Aspects of the Urban Settlement System in Souwestern Canaan during the Early Bronze Age III

Juan Manuel Tebes, The Potter’s Will: Spheres of Production, Distribution, and Consumption of the Late Iron Age southern Transjordan-Negev Pottery

Egon H.E. Lass, Flotation Procedures in the Southern Levant: A Summary of 20 Years of Work, Part II

Archaeological Memoir

Bart Wagemakers, A Forgotten Diary and Photograph Collection as Valuable Records for the Historical and Archaeological Study of Israel and Transjordan

Book Reviews

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Yossi Garfinkel, D. Ben-Shlomo, D. and N. Korn, Sha’ar HaGolan 3: The Symbolic Dimensions of the Yarmukian Culture: Canonization in Neolithic Art, 2010 (Rachel Bichener)

Koert van Bekkum, From Conquest to Coexistence: Ideology and Antiquarian Intent in the Historiography of Israel’s Settlement in Canaan, 2011 (Ovidiu Creangă)

Amnon Ben-Tor, Back To Masada, 2009 (Lester Grabbe)

Benjamin Sass and Joachim Marzahn, Aramaic and Figural Stamp Impressions on Bricks of the Sixth Century B.C. from Babylon, 2010 (John Healy)

Katell Berthelot and Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra (eds.), Aramaica Qumranica: Proceedings of the Conference on the Aramaic Texts from Qumran inAix-en-Provence 30 June–2 July 2008. Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah, Volume 94, 2010 (Sandra Jacobs)

Albert I. Baumgarten, Hanan Eshel, Ranon Katzoff and Shani Tzoref (eds.),  Halakhah in Light of Epigraphy, 2011 (Aaron Koller)

R. Greenberg and A. Keinan, Israeli Archaeological Activity in the West Bank 1967–2007: A Sourcebook, 2009 (Aren Maier)

David P. Wright,  Inventing God’s Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi 2009 (Meir Malul)

Sophie Démare-Lafont and André Lemaire (eds.), Trois millénaires de
formulaires juridiques 2010
(Karen Radner)

Hershel Shanks, Freeing the Dead Sea Scrolls, and other Adventures of an Archaeology Outsider. 2010 (Stephen Rosenberg)

Hershel Shanks, Jerusalem Forgery Conference, Special Report, 2010 (Stephen Rosenberg)

Mark J. Boda  and Jamie Novotny (eds.), From the Foundations to the Crenellations. Essays on Temple Building in the Ancient Near East and Hebrew Bible, 2010 (Jonathon Stökl)

David J. Schloen (ed.), Exploring the Longue Durée: Essays in Honor of Lawrence E. Stager 2009 (Lena-Sofia Tieymeyer)

Izaak J. de Hulster and Rüdiger Schmitt (eds.), Iconography and Biblical Studies: Proceedings of the Iconography Sessions at the Joint EABS/SBL Conference, 22–26 July 2007, Vienna, Austria. Alter Orient und Altes Testament 361 2009 (H.G.M. Williamson)

Yonatan Mizrachi, Archaeology in the Shadow of the Conflict: The Mound of Ancient Jerusalem (City of David) in Silwan 2010 (H.G.M. Williamson)

Summaries of Lectures

Report from Jerusalem (Stephen Rosenberg)

Notes for Contributors and Membership Form