OT Archaeology

A list of the best books on OT Archaeology ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users.

All Books on OT Archaeology

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Life in Biblical Israel (Library of Ancient Israel) King, Philip J.; Stager, Lawrence E. 440 2002
Mesopotamia and the Bible: Comparative Explorations eds. Chavalas, Mark W.; Younger Jr., K. Lawson 400 2002
Did God Have A Wife? Archaeology And Folk Religion In Ancient Israel Dever, William G. 344 2005
On the Reliability of the Old Testament Kitchen, K. A. 662 2006
Handbook of Ugaritic Studies (Handbook of Oriental Studies/Handbuch Der Orientalistik) eds. Watson, Wilfred G. E.; Wyatt, Nicolas 892 1999
What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It?: What Archaeology Can Tell Us About the Reality of Ancient Israel Dever, William G. 2002
The Archaeology of the Land of Israel Aharoni, Yohanan 360 1982
The Archaeology of Ancient Israel eds. Ben-Tor, Amnon 419 1994
Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? Dever, William G. 280 2006
Archaeology and the Old Testament Hoerth, Alfred 448 2009
Archaeology of Society in the Holy Land (New Aproaches to Anthropological Archaeology) eds. Levy, Thomas E. 624 1998
Archaeology of the Land of the Bible (Anchor Bible) Mazar, Amihai 608 1993
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East (5 volume set) eds. Meyers, Eric M. 1996
Archaeology of the Land of the Bible: Volume II: Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian Periods (732-332 B.C.E.) Stern, Ephraim 720 AYBRL 2001
Archaeology, History & Society in Galilee: The Social Context of Jesus and the Rabbis Horsley, Richard A. 256 1996
Rewriting Scripture in Second Temple Times Crawford, Sidnie White 144 SDSSRL 2008
The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls Magness, Jodi 284 SDSSRL 2003
Archaeology of the Land of the Bible: Volume I: 10,000-586 B.C.E. Mazar, Amihai 608 AYBRL 1992
Israel: Ancient Kingdom or Late Invention? Block, Daniel I. 368 2008
The Old Testament and the Archaeologist Lance, H. Darrell 112 GtBS 1981
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East: Volume 1 eds. Meyers, Eric M. 1997
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East: Volume 2 eds. Meyers, Eric M. 1996
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East: Volume 3 eds. Meyers, Eric M. 1996
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East: Volume 4 eds. Meyers, Eric M. 1996
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East: Volume 5 eds. Meyers, Eric M. 1996
The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land: Volume 5 (Supplementary Volume) eds. Stern, Ephraim 654 2006
The Meaning of Būmâ in the Old Testament: A Study of Etymological, Textual and Archaeological Evidence Vaughan, Patrick H. 108 SOTSMS 2009
Exploring the Narrative: Jerusalem and Jordan in the Bronze and Iron Ages: Papers in Honour of Margreet Steiner Dijkstra, Meindert; Vriezen, Karel; Kaptijn, Eva; London, Gloria; Schuster, Robert; Groot, Niels; Routledge, Bruce; Herr, Larry; Daviau, Michele; Boertien, Jeannette; Mulder, Noor; Petit, Lucas; Boas, Dinie; Bienkowski, Piotr; van Bekkum, Koert; Kafafi, Zeidan; Faust, Avraham; Franklin, Norma; de Hulster, Izaak J.; de Vos, Cor; van der Steen, Eveline; Gibson, Shimon; Kletter, Raz 464 LHBOTS 2015
No Stone Unturned: Greek Inscriptions and Septuagint Vocabulary Aitken, James K. 140 CSHB 2014
The Aramaic and Egyptian Legal Traditions at Elephantine: An Egyptological Approach Botta, Alejandro F. 256 LSTS 2011
The Land of Canaan in the Late Bronze Age Grabbe, Lester L.; Dijkstra, Meindert; Guillaume, Philippe; Kletter, Raz; Knauf, Ernst Axel; Mayes, Andrew D. H.; Lemche, Niels Peter; van der Steen, Eveline 256 LHBOTS 2017
Midian, Moab and Edom: The History and Archaeology of Late Bronze and Iron Age Jordan and North-West Arabia Bennett, Crystal-M.; MacDonald, Burton; Yassine, Khair; Bawden, Garth; Oakeshott, M. F.; Rothenberg, Beno; Glass, Jonathan; Merkel, John F.; Sawyer, John F. A.; Bartlett, John R.; Knauf, Ernst Axel; Payne, Elizabeth J. 172 LHBOTS 1983
The Forging of Israel: Iron Technology, Symbolism and Tradition in Ancient Society McNutt, Paula 307 LHBOTS 1990
Shiloh: A Biblical City in Tradition and History Schley, Donald G. 256 LHBOTS 1989
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