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PEQ 140, 2008

PEQ 140/1 cover:  Photograph: 'The Pool of Siloam, Jerusalem.  (Robertson & Beato. PEF/P/1997)Number 1, March 2008


Caroline Cartwright, The World's Oldest Wall Painting in Syria?, 3

Notes and News, 5

Israel Finkelstein, Archaeology and the List of Returnees in the Books of Ezra and Nehemiah, 7-16
Yoel Elitzur, The Siloam Pool - ‘Solomon’s Pool’ – was a Swimming Pool, 17-25
Kay Prag, R.W. Hamilton, D.C. Baramki and the Lower Aqueduct at Bethlehem, 27-38
Itamar Taxel, An Uncommon Type of Smoking Implement from Ottoman Palestine, 39-53
Benjamin Adam Saidel, Smoking Out Ottoman Sites in Northern Sinai, Egypt: The Use of Clay Tobacco Pipes for Identifying the Nature of Settlements in the Ottoman Period, 55-69

Tobias Richter, Ain Qasiyah Epipalaeolithic Project 2007, 71

Y. Amir, Holy Land Scenes 1906: The Imberger Album of Colored Photos and G.Chatelard and Père J.-M. de Tarragon, The Empire of the Kingdom – Jordan as seen by the École Biblique et Archaeologique Française de Jerusalem (Felicity Cobbing), 73-74
Z. Ben-Barak, Inheritance by Daughters in Israel and the Ancient Near East (Simcha Shalom Brooks), 74-75
Y. Goren, I. Finkelstein and N. Na’aman, Inscribed in Clay: Provenance Study of the Amarna Tablets and other Ancient Near Eastern Texts (Andrew Oddy), 75-76
I. Rubin and A. Disi, A Field Guide to the Plants and Animals of Petra (Jim Green), 76


 Number 2, July 2008

Editorial, 77

Notes and News, 78

Peter Parr, Dating the Hydraulic Installations in the Siq at Petra, 81-86
K.R. Dark, Roman-Period and Byzantine Landscapes between Sepphoris and Nazareth, 87-102
Nurit Lissovsky, Hukkok, Yaquq and Habakkuk’s Tomb: Changes over Time and Space, 103-118
Seth J. Frantzman and Ruth Kark, General Gordon, The Palestine Exploration Fund, and the Origins of ‘Gordon’s Cavalry’ in the Holy Land, 119-136

T. Wilkinson with N. Miller, C. Reichel and D. Whitcomb, Excavations at Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria, Vol. 1, (Andrew McCarthy), 137-138
T. Holland, with M. Goodway and M. Roaf, Excavations at Tell es-Sweyhat, Syria, Vols.2 and 3 (Andrew McCarthy), 138-139
D. Ben-Tor, Scarabs, Chronology and Interconnections: Egypt and Palestine in the Second Intermediate Period (John Bimson), 139-141
M. Giovino, The Assyrian Sacred Tree: A History of Interpretations (Stephanie Dalley), 142-144
L-M. Günther (ed.), Herodes und Rom (David Jacobson), 144-146
Masada VIII: The Yigael Yadin Excavations (David Stacey), 147-148
R.S. Abujaber and F.Cobbing, Beyond the River (Ottoman Transjordan in Original Photographs) (Ramsay Wood), 149-150

Obituary, 151
Iain Browning (1934-2008) (Peter J. Parr), 151

Acknowledgements, 152-153


 Number 3, November 2008

Sam Moorhead, Hadrian, Empire and Conflict, 155-6

Notes and News, 156-158

Ron Beeri, Round Oil Presses of the 13th-10th Centuries BCE in Palestine and the Implications: Chronology, Function and Geographical Distribution, 159-167
Avraham Faust, Settlement and Demography in Seventh-Century Judah and the Extent of Sennacherib’s Campaign, 168-194
Doron Ben-Ami and Yana Tchekhanovets, A Greek Abecedary Fragment from the City of David, 195-202
Rina Avner, The Account of Caesarea by the Piacenza Pilgrim and the Recent Archaeological Discovery of the Octagonal Church in Caesarea Maritima, 203-212
Marcus Milwright, Turquoise and Black: Notes on an Underglaze-painted Stonepaste Ware of the Mamluk Period, 213-224

Shimon Gibson and Joan E.Taylor, Roads and Passes round Qumran, 225-227

H.G.M. Williamson (ed.), Understanding the History of Ancient Israel (Adrian Curtis), 228-229
N. Tromans (ed.), The Lure of the East: British Orientalist Painting (Ashley Jones), 229-230
M. Skinner, in association with W.K. Kawar, Palestinian Embroidery Motifs: A Treasury of Stitches, 1850-1950 (Robyn Thomas), 230

Acknowledgements, 231-232

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