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resources for the study of architecture, artifacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes to document and explain the origins and development of human behavior, culture and history, part of anthropology


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    The Institute of Archaeology at Andrews University Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Institute of Archaeology conducts and manages the archaeological research and educational programs at Andrews University, including the Siegfried H. Horn Museum, publications including the Horn Museum newsletter and the annual bulletin of the Near East...

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    Ancient Pottery of Transjordan: An Introduction Utilizing Published Whole Forms Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Using examples from ancient Transjordan for showing the basics of form-based typological pottery analysis, Ancient Pottery discusses and illustrates the parts of a vessel and objectively defines basic morphological nomenclature. It details how to describe...

  • Archaeology Grade 6-Lifelong
    An online publication of the Archaeological Institute of America that covers the latest archaeological findings from around the world.

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    Archaeology and the Bible Tertiary-Lifelong
    In the past few decades, a number of seals, seal impressions, rings, bone boxes, and other ancient artifacts have surfaced—some of them in museums, some from private collectors, and others from recent excavations. This article reviews some of these artifacts...

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    Archaeology and the Bible Grade 9-Lifelong
    Find specific examples of how archeological discoveries have verified the Bible, including creation, the flood, Jericho, Jesus Christ, lost/long day, Noah's ark and the ark of the covenant, the Tower of Babel and other places and men, women, animals and plants...

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    Archaeology in Adventist Literature: 1938-1980 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This volume provides an overview of archaeological discoveries made during this period. Willis points out how the presentations of these discoveries in the literature changed as Adventist scholars became professionally trained and experienced in the...

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    Archaeology Unit Grade 1-Grade 8
    Pep up your history by teaching this unit and then presenting your history lessons through the lens of archeology! Archaeology plays an important part in our society in shaping our world-view. This unit has been used to introduce history to many different...

  • Archaeology's Interactive Dig Grade 6-Grade 12
    "Features several online interactive digs ranging from shipwrecks to Civil War prisons."

  • ASOR - The America Schools of Oriental Research Tertiary-Lifelong
    ASOR's mission is to initiate, encourage and support research into, and public understanding of, the peoples and cultures of the Near East from the earliest times. The Madaba Plains Project and Adventists in archaeology are a part of this organization.

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    Biblical Archaeology Review Tertiary-Lifelong
    This is an online version of the bi-monthly Biblical Archaeology Review. It has great links to current excavations and wonderful photos of artifacts.

  • Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Grade 4-Lifelong
    "The diverse publications in this site include materials that will introduce you to the history, archaeology, and ecology of the Four Corners area. Teachers interested specifically in study guides and lesson plans should refer to the list of teacher resources,...

  • Dig - the Archaeology Magazine for Kids Grade 6-Lifelong
    Dig is a website magazine of archaeology. Find current and back issues, teachers guides, quizzes, reading comprehension questions, teaching correlations, and other sources helping kids learn about archaeology interactively.

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    Excavation Manual Madaba Plains Project Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This manual covers the procedures and recording principles used by the Madaba Plains Project. It outlines excavation and survey methodology and contains locus sheets designed to be used with the manual. Fully illustrated and indexed with a glossary defining...

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    Health and the Bible - Insights from Archaeology Grade 9-Lifelong
    Ralph Hendrix examines health and hygiene customs of ancient Egypt. This article is presented from the perspective of a biblical archaeologist. Examined are customs of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Israel. Shared are principles still used today on cleanliness,...

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    Hesban 02: Environmental Foundations Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This volume provides an introduction to the climate and landscape to which successive generations of Hesbanites have had to adapt. Includes 26 figures, 42 plates, and 9 tables."

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    Hesban 03: Historical Foundations Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Historical contextualization is vitally important in attaining a view of Tell Hesban as its contemporaries described it. A spectrum of periods are analyzed from their contemporary literary sources: pre-classical and classical sources (Werner K. Vyhmeister),...

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    HESBAN 05: Archaeological Survey of Hesban Region: Catalogue of Sites and Characterization of Periods Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This volume offers systematic descriptions, including numerous maps and photographs, of the 148 archaeological sites visited by the expedition's regional survey team within a 10-km radius of Tell Hesban."

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    HESBAN 06: Tell Hesban and Vicinity in the Iron Age Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This volume presents a layer-by-layer account of the discoveries from the six Iron Age strata (12th through 5th centuries B.C.) at Tell Hesban, Jordan, with regional survey data from its immediate vicinity. Discoveries are interpreted in light of cultural,...

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    HESBAN 07: Hellenistic & Roman Strata: A Study of the Stratigraphy of Tell Hesban from the 2nd Cent. B.C. to the 4th Cent. A.D. Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This volume details the Intertestamental, New Testament, and Early Church cultures at Tell Hesban. A description of the political and religious history of the region includes treatments of the culture, roads/transportation, commerce, and trade. 92 photos,...

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    Hesban 10: The Necropolis of Hesban Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This volume provides thorough description and classification of the tombs found near Hesban and excavated by the Heshbon Expedition. Careful analysis and interesting bio-cultural interpretation of the skeletal remains found in the tombs is provided by...

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    Hesban 13: Faunal Remains Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This volume is devoted to the presentation of the zooarchaeological analysis of the nearly 100,000 animal bones uncovered in the excavations at Tell Hesban."

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    Hesban After 25 Years Grade 12-Lifelong
    "This is a single-volume account of the history and archaelogical finds of the Tell Hesban excavations. These excavations initiated one of the most concentrated, longest-running, continual research projects in the Middle East. The handy book is an easily...

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    Institute of Archaeology - Southern Adventist University Grade 6-Lifelong
    SAU's Achaeology Institute provides information about Southern's academic studies in archaeology, excavations, study tours, lecture series, resources, and links. The Lynn H Wood Archaeological Museum resource page links to Classical Studies (ancient sites,...

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    Madaba Plains Project Tertiary-Lifelong
    Centered at Andrews University and La Sierra University, the Madaba Plains Project studies the cultures that overtime inhabited the highland plateau of Jordan.

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    Madaba Plains Project 1-5 Tertiary-Lifelong
    At Tell el-Umeiri & Vicinity & Subsequent Studies:
    1. 1984 Season: Twenty-three contributors present studies of food, water, geography, and hinterland sites providing the context for archaeological reports which consider stratigraphy, ceramics,...

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    Neo-Sumerian Account Texts 1-3 Tertiary-Lifelong
    Neo-Sumerian Account Texts 1: "This volume contains catalogs and published facsimile transcriptions of over 900 of the cuneiform tablets in the Hartford collection now housed at the Andrews University Horn Archeological Museum." (Cuneiform Series...

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    Old Babylonian Account Texts 1-2 Tertiary-Lifelong
    Old Babylonian Account Texts 1: This volume contains 101 Old Babylonian tablets, including 22 with seal impressions. Indexes provided. This well-designed publication presents user-friendly data for study and comparison. (Cuneiform Series Volume 4)

    Old...

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    Postmodern Bible Critics and Recent Archaeology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Archaeology is one of the major disciplines that allow us to defend ourselves against postmodern revisionism as hundreds of archaeologists work every year to uncover the past. Recent discoveries in the past 15 years have given cogent answers backed up by factual...

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    Searching for the Tombs of Noah's Family Grade 11-Lifelong
    Mount Ararat is mentioned in the Bible with the story of Noah and the ark. Shea and others went on a search for carvings in Armenia. The story of their discovery is quite exciting and worth reading if you are fascinated with Noah, archaeology, and history.

  • Society for American Archaeology Grade 6-Grade 12
    Society for American Archaeology (SAA) provides links to thousands of quality resources for archaeologists and educators. Our information is designed to aid educators, the general public, and archaeologists.

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    The Bible and Archaeology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Younker proposes that archaeology brings humanity to a better understanding of and a saving relationship with its Creator.

    This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.


  • The Cave of Lascaux Grade 6-Grade 12
    The interactive site of the Neolithic cave in Lascaux, France.

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    The Search for Noah's Ark Tertiary-Lifelong
    Merling talks about people who claim to have seen Noah's ark. Unfortunately, no hard evidence is available to support these claims, and the likelihood of it being preserved is slim.

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    The Stones Still Cry Out! Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Dust, yes. Heat, plenty. Heated discussions, couldn’t be more. But these are not what makes biblical archaeology exciting and challenging. It is the pursuit of meaning, the comprehending of an entire culture, and letting the Bible come alive that...

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    The Unlikely Heroes of Judges Tertiary-Lifelong
    Two professors from seemingly diverse disciplines, English Literature and Biblical Studies, present a case for teaching the Old Testament Book of Judges as an upper division interdisciplinary course. This article explores all Judges has to offer both students...

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    To What Extent Do Archaeological Discoveries Confirm the Bible? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The purpose of archaeology cannot be to prove the Bible. If we allow archaeology that position of authority, we have subjugated the Bible’s own self-described authority to one outside of the text."