Lost Treasures of the Bible: Understanding the Bible Through Archaeological Artifacts in World Museums (Hardback)
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Short Description for Lost Treasures of the Bible "Lost Treasures of the Bible" contains detailed descriptions and photographs of biblically significant archaeological objects housed in more than 25 museums worldwide. This selection of 100-plus artifacts illuminates the history, culture, and practices of the biblical world as a whole.
- Published: 01 December 2008
- Format: Hardback 528 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780802828811 ISBN 10: 0802828817
- Sales rank: 394,150
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Lost Treasures of the Bible contains detailed descriptions and photographs of biblically significant archaeological objects housed in over twenty-five museums worldwide. This selection of more than one hundred artifacts - many of them relatively unknown - illuminates the history, culture, and practices of the biblical world as a whole. Each entry also includes a discussion of that particular object's relevance for understanding the Bible. To assemble this amazing collection, Clyde Fant and Mitchell Reddish themselves traveled to each of these museums throughout the world. Their photographs, descriptions, and histories of the various artifacts enable readers to appreciate these significant objects to an extent not usually enjoyed by even the most experienced museum visitors. For travelers visiting such famous museums as the Louvre in Paris, the British Museum, or the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, this volume will be an indispensable companion. Each artifact is located not only as to its museum site but also by its specific identification number, which is particularly valuable for smaller and lesser-known objects - true "lost treasures." Fant and Reddish's Lost Treasures of the Bible will serve as an informative, accessible guide to globe-trotters and armchair travelers alike.