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The Archeology of Canaan and Israel in Ancient Times

Presented by John R. Abercrombie of Brandeis University, this site offers a detailed look at the material culture of the Levant and surrounding areas during the Middle Bronze Age, the Late Bronze Age and the Iron Age. 

Canaanite Mythology

Christopher Siren, a graduate student at the University of New Hampshire, presents this general overview of the Canaanite and Ugaritic pantheons, with biographies for several of the gods. Mr. Siren has also created files on Assyro-Babylonian Mythology, Hittite/Hurrian Mythology, and Sumerian Mythology. 

ABZU-The Research Archives of the Oriental Institute of Chicago

A guide to the resources for the study of the ancient Near East available on the Internet. Contains links to museum sites on-line as well as on-going excavations in the Near East. 

American School of Oriental Research

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. 

Biblical Jerusalem

Provided by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs with text by A. Chovers and photographs by Zeev Redovan, this site is a pictographic tour of the ancient city of Jerusalem that focuses on its place in Jewish history. It is divided into six sub-sections: Jerusalem in the Bible - Introduction, From Canaanite City Israelite Capital, Solomon's Temple, The Growth of Judean Jerusalem, Jerusalem's Waterworks - An Ancient Marvel and Daily Life in Biblical Jerusalem. 

Exploring Ancient World Cultures 

Edited by Anthony F. Beavers (University of Evansville), Exploring Ancient World Cultures is a general textbook project dedicated to the ancient Near East, ancient India, ancient Egypt, ancient China, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, early Rome and medieval Europe. 

University of Pennsylvania Museum Near Eastern Section

Highlights from the new Canaan and Ancient Israel Gallery.

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