WISCONSIN CENTER: The Book and the Spade (April 13 – May 4, 1975)

The Book and the Spade (April 13 - May 4, 1975), book cover The Book and the Spade (April 13 – May 4, 1975). The Wisconsin Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1975. Unmarked booklet for April 13-May 4, 1975 exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies. Sun faded spine. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#28028) $12.00

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The exhibition gathered together artifacts from ancient Biblical sites and attempted to show the evidence of cultural contacts and interactions during the Old Testament period.

Maps. Black and white images throughout. Bibliography. 48p.

OATES, J: Babylon (Ancient Peoples and Places)

Babylon (Ancient Peoples and Places), book coverOates, Joan. Babylon (Ancient Peoples and Places). Thames and Hudson, 1979. ISBN: 0500020957. Unmarked text. Unclipped dust jacket with small tear at spine. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#27767) $12.00

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Archaeological and scholarly investigation underlies a study of the cultural, political, architectural, social, and historical development and significance of the ancient metropolis. 137 illustrations.

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JOURNAL OF NEAR EASTERN STUDIES: Vol 44, April 1985, No. 2, book coverBiggs, Robert D. (editor). Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 44, April 1985, No. 2). University of Chicago Press, 1985. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25007) $16.00

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Articles include Turkish Mosque Orientation and the Secular Variation of the Magnetic Declination by Frank E. Barmore; A Comparison of the Arabic and Earlier Egyptian Contract Formularies, Part II: Terminology; Correspondences osiriennes entre les temples d’Opet et de Khonsou by Jean Claude Degardin; A propos de l’origine du nom de la Syrie by Christian Cannuyer; Hittite hashas by Charles Carter; The Significance of Aramaic 4<*n. Reviews. pp81-163.