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Aaron

Gary A. Anderson.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1319 words.

The figure of Aaron, his ancestry, and his rise to priestly prominence is treated rather tersely in the Bible. Though

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Abraham

Craig A. Evans.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1826 words.

is the name of the progenitor of the Hebrew people. At first he is called Abram (Gn. 11.26–27,

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Absalom, House of

Bilha Nitzan and Jonathan Chipman.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 827 words.

The only reference to the phrase house of Absalom in the Dead Sea Scrolls appears in Pesher Habakkuk (1QpHab v.9),

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Abu Ghurob

Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

A New Kingdom site, situated in Middle Egypt at the edge of the Faiyum, 3.75 kilometers (about 2.5 miles) due west of the point where the Bahr Yussuf branch of ...

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Abu Rowash

Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

Located in the continuation of Gebel el-Ghigiga, the western fringe of the Nile Valley (30°2′N, 31°4′E). The archaeological area of Abu Rowash, which belongs to the very northern part of ...

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Abundant, Well-Preserved Evidence

Francesco Menotti.

in Wetland Archaeology and Beyond

March 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 26668 words.

This chapter discusses a variety of archaeological evidence in order to identify architectural structures characteristic of wetland environments and to try to bridge the gap of...

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Abusir

Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

An archaeological locality on the western bank of the Nile River, approximately 25 kilometers (15 miles) southwest of Cairo (29°56′N, 31°13′E). Its name was derived from the Egyptian...

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Abydos

Overview page. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE).

A site, ancient ʒbḏw, situated in the ancient Thinite nome (eighth Upper Egyptian nome) in southern Egypt (26°11′N 31°55′E). On the western side of the Nile, the site is on ...

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Access and Upkeep

Steven H. Rutledge.

in Ancient Rome as a Museum

April 2012; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 11935 words.

This chapter examines the preservation and upkeep of Rome's cultural artefacts. It identifies three general trends. First, Romans, both individually and collectively, were willing to expend...

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Accounting for the Spread of Quechua and Aymara between Cuzco and Lake Titicaca

BILL SILLAR.

in Archaeology and Language in the Andes

May 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 10296 words.

This chapter explores broad social changes that may account for how Quechua and Aymara entered the Lake Titicaca and Cuzco regions so that they eventually replaced all other native...

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