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Near Eastern Archaeology

Archaeological discoveries continually enrich our understanding of the people, culture, history, and literature of the Middle East. The heritage of its peoples - from urban civilization to the Bible - both inspires and fascinates. Near Eastern Archaeology brings to life the ancient world from Mesopotamia to the Mediterranean with vibrant images and authoritative analyses. NEA (ISSN 1094-2076) is published four times each year (quarterly); March, June, September, and December.

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Current Issue:

NEA Cover Near Eastern Archaeology 77.2 (June 2014): Special Issue: Herod the Great

This 96-page issue examines Herod the Great and includes the following six articles: The Legacies of Herod the Great by Barbara Burrell, The Landscape Palaces of Herod the Great by Kathryn L. Gleason, Buildings for Mass Entertainment: Tradition and Innovation in Herodian Construction by Zeev Weiss, Herod the Tastemaker by Andrea M. Berlin, Wall Painters in Herodian Judea by Silvia Rozenberg, and Herodian Innovation: The Glass Industry by Lisa C. Kahn. The issue concludes with a thematic book review section on reference works and women, family, and society.

We will follow up Herod the Great with another 96-page, thematic issue. September's focus will be on Cyber-archaeology, guest-edited by Tom Levy.

Past Issue:

NEA Cover Near Eastern Archaeology 77.1 (March 2014): Wadi al-Jarf, Ein Gedi, Tel Megiddo, Iron Age Tell Afis

March’s issue includes the following seven articles: The Harbor of Khufu on the Red Sea Coast at Wadi al-Jarf, Egypt by Pierre Tallet and Gregory Marouard, The Chalcolithic Temple in Ein Gedi: Fifty Years after Its Discovery by David Ussishkin, The Chalcolithic Temple in Ein Gedi – Some Anthropological Considerations: An Appendix to Ussishkin’s Article by Rami Arav, The Rise of a Complex Society: New Evidence from Tel Megiddo East in the Late Fourth Millennium by Matthew J. Adams, Jonathan David, Robert S. Homsher, and Margaret E. Cohen, Tell Afis in the Iron Age: The Temple on the Acropolis by Stefania Mazzoni, Tell Afis in the Iron Age: The Aramaic Inscriptions by Maria Giulia Amadasi Guzzo, and Tell Afis in the Iron Age: The Official Buildings of the Eastern Acropolis by Serena Maria Cecchini.

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Thomas Schneider (University of British Columbia)

Managing Editor:
Aaron D. Rabinowitz

Book Review Editor:
Stephen C. Russell (John Jay College, CUNY)

Editorial Board:

Class of 2014
Beth Alpert Nakhai (University of Arizona)
Marica Cassis (Memorial University)
Michael Harrower (Johns Hopkins University)

Class of 2015
Richard S. Hess (Denver Seminary)
Nadine Moeller (Oriental Institute)
Jason Ur (Harvard University)

Class of 2013
Ömür Harmansah (Brown University)
Ann Marie Knoblauch (Virginia Tech)
K. Lawson Younger (Trinity International University)

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