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The archaeology of destruction

The archaeology of destruction

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Published by Cambridge Scholars in Newcastle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social ecology,
  • Lost architecture,
  • Classical antiquities -- Destruction and pillage,
  • Environmental degradation,
  • Creative destruction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Lila Rakoczy.
    ContributionsRakoczy, Lila.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM861 .A73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 304 p. :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23171671M
    ISBN 101847186246
    ISBN 109781847186249
    LC Control Number2009378146

    The Archaeology of Burning Man examines this process of building, occupation, and destruction. For nearly a decade Carolyn L. White has employed archaeological methods to analyze the various aspects of life and community in and around Burning Man and Black Rock City.   the destruction of monuments is part of history too. ARCHAEOLOGISTS RESTORED THE ARCH IN PALMYRA, SYRIA, IN THE s. AFTER IT WAS DESTROYED IN , THEY WILL EVENTUALLY RESTORE IT AGAIN.

    ISIS, heritage, and the spectacles of destruction in the global media. Near Eastern Archaeology; (Special Issue: The Cultural Heritage Crisis in the Middle East Jan Author: Emma Loosley. This book provides an introduction to the archaeology and history of ancient Palestine - modern Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian territories - from the destruction of Solomon's temple in BCE to the Muslim conquest in CE. Special attention is paid to the archaeology of Jerusalem and the Second Temple period, in the time of Herod the Great Price Range: $ - $

    Ortiz observed that when archaeologists failed to find widespread destruction of Canaanite cities, they at first dismissed Joshua’s biblical conquest. But then when they looked at the book of Joshua more closely they realized that only three cities were actually described as destroyed: Jericho, Ai and Hazor.   The Bible contains many prophecies such as those in the book of Daniel that tell of future kingdoms with remarkable accuracy. This has lead some skeptics to .


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Archaeology of Destruction Conference held by the University of York in Mayan event which would not have been possible without the generous financial support of the Department of Archaeology.

I am also grateful to Michael Hoogterp, Brian Kerr, and Shaun Richardson for all their help and encouragement during the compilation of this book. This innovative book, canvassing the opinions of historians, archaeologists, and other professionals, highlights the complexity of destruction both as a concept and a phenomenon.

Drawing from a variety of time periods and cultures, it explores the multiplicity of meanings that destruction can have, and the many complications this : Lila Rakoczy. This book provides an introduction to the archaeology and history of ancient Palestine - modern Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian territories - from the destruction of Solomon's temple in BCE to the Muslim conquest in by: 5.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: Introduction / Lila rakoczy --Destruction preserved: Second World War public air-raid shelters in Hamburg / Shaun Richardson --Narratives of destruction and construction: the complex cultural heritage of the Gallipoli Peninsula / Lucienne Thys-Senocak and Carolybn Aslan.

Digging up a village: A book about archaeology The Professor and Mrs P take primary school age children on an entertaining journey, following a group of archaeologists as they excavate a Bronze Age village and discover how people lived four thousand years ago. Nonetheless, it is more pertinent to argue that rather than a significant contribution, Toprakkale created ambiguity and confusion in scholarship on Urartian archaeology.

The level of destruction can be identified further by taking into consideration the height of the mud-brick walls immediately behind the temple. Chapter 1 The Fury of Babylon. In “The Fury of Babylon: Ashkelon and the Archaeology of Destruction,” Harvard professor Lawrence Stager guides readers through the excavations at Ashkelon, painting a portrait of the city whose vicious destruction by the Babylonian army was so vividly described by the prophet Jeremiah (Jeremiah –5).

Stager sets the site against the backdrop of the. We are excited to introduce temporary complimentary access to our archive of over 70 years of ARCHAEOLOGY Magazine and to bring a world of discovery to your home.

A succinct but thorough introduction to the history of the Holy Land and its archaeology. The Archaeology of the Holy Land provides an introduction to the archaeology and history of ancient Palestine: modern Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian territories.

Historical coverage begins with the destruction of Solomon's temple in BCE to the Muslim conquest over a thousand years later in : The destruction, Yadin wrote in Hazor: The Rediscovery of a Great Citadel of the Bible (), "is doubtless to be ascribed to the Israelite tribes, as related in the Book of Joshua." Critics argue that the biblical account is a mythic saga written centuries after the events it describes.

A bizarrely uneven but unmistakable destruction layer dating from the Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem in B.C.E.

has been found by archaeologists digging in the City of David, at the foot of the Old City of layer was found inside houses that had been built outside the city walls, indicating that sixth-century B.C.E. Jerusalem extended beyond the fortifications.

The only certainty, writes Cline, is that the destruction “was an Armageddon for the inhabitants, regardless of whoever or whatever caused it”.

Author: Andrew Robinson. Buy The Archaeology of Destruction Unabridged edition by Rakoczy, Lila (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hardcover. (shelved 3 times as archaeology-fiction) avg rating — 26, ratings — published Since48% of land with archaeological monuments has revealed some evidence for destruction of the archaeological remains.

Among these monuments, 9% of land reveals a pattern of total destruction, and 39% of land reveals a pattern of piecemeal destruction. Get this from a library. Archaeology of destruction: a reinterpretation of castle slightings in the English Civil War.

[Lila Rakoczy]. Hazor. Hazor – Largest Archaeological Site in Israel Hazor is located northwest of the Sea of Galilee in Israel. The ancient city is located on the southwestern edge of the Hulah Valley, and in ancient times it was situated south of the powerful city of Kadesh, and controlled a.

That Israel was resident in the land in a more limited capacity in the Judges period is born out by the archaeological verification of events recorded in that time period: (1) palace of Eglon at Jericho (Judges –30), (2) destruction of Hazor (Judges ), (3) destruction of Shechem (Judges ) and (4) destruction of Dan (Judges ).

This volume focuses on the reconstruction of household organization during the Iron II period at Tell Halif. It centers in particular on one four-room, pillared-type building located in Area F7 of Field IV and on its remains, which were sealed in a massive destruction that eclipsed the site in the late eighth century B.C.E.

This study was first prepared as a Ph.D. dissertation for the Format: Hardcover. In this I am being unfair: the author knows his archaeology, has directed excavations in Carthage and Rome, and most of the archaeology is there in the book.

However, as an archaeologist, I think the book would have been even better had he begun with the archaeology and then added in. The largest structure revealed in the recent Hazor excavations is the so-called “ceremonial palace” in the middle of the acropolis.

In the ruins of the palace, Ben-Tor and his team have discovered many rich finds—including bronze statues (see photo above), ivory, jewelry, seals and even a lion-headed rhyton, or drinking vessel—that all point to the wealth of the Canaanite rulers.

I became convinced that chapter 18 of the New Testament book of Revelation is an eyewitness account, very much parallel to that of Pliny the Younger, of the August 79 CE destruction of Pompeii–but understood by the writer as signaling the fall of Babylon the Great–namely, the demise of the Roman Empire itself!

Most scholars agree that the. “The deliberate destruction of heritage is a war crime, it has become a tactic of war to tear societies over the long term, in a strategy of cultural cleansing.

This is why defending cultural heritage is more than a cultural issue, it is a security imperative, inseparable from that of defending human lives.”.