Wednesday, February 27, 2013

What Temple Is Missing?

Read this and ask yourself - is something missing?

The Department of Bible, Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is convening a conference:

Temples and Cult in the Eastern Mediterranean Basin During the Bronze and Iron Ages

Thursday 7 March, 2013, 

Minkoff  Senate Hall, Ayerton University centerMarcus Family Campus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva

10:40 The Bronze Ages
Keynote Address: Gods and Rulers in Mycenaean Citadels: A Very Special Relationship, Prof. Josef Maran, University of Heidelberg (English)
Aspects of Temples and Cult in the Early Bronze Age in the Land of Israel, Prof. Pierre de Miroschedji, CNRS, Nanterre (English)
The Cultic Precinct at Nahariyah: New Aspects of Cult during the Middle Bronze Age in the Land of Israel
Dr. Sharon Zuckerman, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (English)

13:30 Afternoon Session
The Bronze Ages
Hathor in Canaan in Light of the Decorations on Jewelry Boxes, Prof. Amnon Ben-Tor, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
The Temple Precinct at Megiddo; A New Look after Twenty Years of Excavations, Prof. David Ussishkin, Tel Aviv University
The Temple and the City: The Cases of Jericho and Batrawy in the Bronze Age, Prof. Lorenzo Nigro, Universita degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza” (English)
Distribution of Cultic Implements in the Tel Haror Temple: Spatial Analysis, Pirhiya Nahshoni, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
15:30 The Iron Age
Evidence for Cult and Religious Activity in the 9th and 10th Centuries at Tel-Rehov, Prof. Amihai Mazar, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
The Arad Temple and its Cancellation: A Reevaluation, Prof. Zeev Herzog, Tel Aviv University
Popular Belief and Popular Art: Sacred Implements from the Favissa of a Philistine Temple at Yavneh
Dr. Irit Ziffer, Eretz Israel Museum

Where is Jerusalem?

The city has nothing to do with temples?


I'm inquiring.


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