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Dead Sea Scrolls Not Related to Settlement, Says Excavator
Qumran, that desolate, supposedly monastery-like site with its ritual baths and communal dining room overlooking the Dead Sea, had nothing to do with the Dead Sea Scrolls found in nearby caves, according to a just-released study. Your vision...
Biblical Archaeology Review, September/October 2006
Ancient Recipes for Modern Cooks
Mesopotamia (as everyone who writes about it is required to state) is a land of firsts: the first cities, the first writing ... and the first cookbooks. Apparently, the Mesopotamians included cooking among the arts of civilization. Along with commemorations of royal deeds and epics of their gods,...
Archaeology Odyssey, January/February 2006
The Emergence of Ancient Israel’s Rival
Did King David do battle with the Edomites? The Bible says he did. It would be unlikely, however, if Edom was not yet a sufficiently complex society to organize and field an army, if Edom was just some nomadic Bedouin tribes roaming around...
Biblical Archaeology Review, July/August 2006
Phyllis Trible Obtains a Blessing, but It Comes at a Cost: She Limps
Phyllis Trible is surely one of the most distinguished feminist Biblical scholars in the world. In 1994, she served as president of the Society of Biblical Literature, only the second woman to serve in that capacity since the organization was...
Biblical Archaeology Review, March/April 2006