The Ancient Near East

By Mark Alan McDonald | A database of the prehistoric Near East as well as its ancient history up to approximately the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans ...

The Wadi Feinan (Faynan) District in Jordan

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Ancient Tell Dhahab in the Amuq Valley Region of Ancient Syria (Modern Turkey)

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The Neolithic of the Levant (Excerpt 136)

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The Neolithic of the Levant (Excerpt 137)

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Pre-Historic Tell Arpachiyah (Tepe Reshwa) in Iraq

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Tell Judaidah (Neolithic to Byzantine) in the Amuq Valley of Ancient Syria [Modern Turkey]

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Ancient Jaffa (Tel Yafo) [Tel Aviv] (Joppa) in Israel

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Ancient Jerusalem (Canaanite Jebusites) in Israel

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Ancient Phoenicia: the History of the Phoenicians of Lebanon

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Ancient Amorites (Amurru) of Mesopotamia and Later Biblical Hebrew ʼĔmōrī

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Joppa in the Cyclopedia of Biblical -- Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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Kingdom of Urartu (Greek Ararat) in the Lake Van Region

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Ancient Carchemish (Jerablus) in Turkey

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Ancient History

Ancient Tiberias Built by Herod Antipas in Israel

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Khirbet Kerak (Arabic: "The Ruins of the Castle") (Talmudic Beth Yerah) (Hellenistic Philoteria) and Sennabris in Israel

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Neolithic and Classical Qalat Mudiq and Apamea in North West Syria

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Ancient History

Tell el-Hesi in Southern Israel

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The Neolithic of the Levant (Excerpt 125)

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6th Millennium BC Site Tell Sawwan (Samarran Culture) in Iraq

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Ancient Nippur (Niffer) [Nuffar] in Sumer [Iraq]

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Ancient Kish including Tell Uhaimir and Tell Ingharra in Sumer (Iraq)

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Ancient Uruk (Biblical Erech) [Arabic Warka] in Iraq

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Ancient Ur (Tell Muqayyar) in Sumer [Iraq)]

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Ancient Persepolis (Pârsa) in Fars Province in Iran

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Ancient Sumerian Sippar (Abu Habbah) in Iraq

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PreHistory Glossary and Dictionary

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Anthropology

The Uruk Expansion: Cross Cultural Exchange in Early Mesopotamian Civilization (Excerpt 35)

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Ancient Tell Atchana (Alalakh) in Syria

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The Ancient Kassites of the Zagros Mountain Region

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