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2011 Annual Meeting

San Francisco, CA

Meeting Begins11/19/2011
Meeting Ends11/22/2011

Call for Papers Opens: 1/25/2011
Call for Papers Closes: 3/4/2011

Requirements for Participation

Archaeology of the Biblical World


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The topic of this year’s session on Ancient Cities in Text and Archaeology is the cities and settlements of Iron Age and Persian period Judah. Recent excavations and surveys have revolutionized our understanding of urban and rural biblical Judah and its capital city, Jerusalem. These discoveries, together with new epigraphic discoveries have sparked a renewed interest in Judah during the Iron II and Persian periods. Based on the results of recent archaeological fieldwork and on the re-analyses of the biblical and extra-biblical textual sources, this session aims at reconstructing the cities, towns and villages of Judah and contextualizing this region within the broader framework of the southern Levant and the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian empires.

Program Unit Chairs

Ann E. Killebrew
Tammi J. Schneider

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