An Exploration of the History and Culture of Early Civilizations, Hoerth,A. & McRay,J.
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2005 Baker Books, 288 pages, more than 280 full colour photographs and maps.
Follows each area of the ancient world in turn – Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, Anatolia, Greece and Italy, and Palestine – this latter divided into two sections on Old Testament and New Testament.
Up to date summary of best evidence linked with the Bible – including, for example, a Galilee Boat, earliest Hebrew writing from 7th Century B.C.E. similar to Numbers 6:24-26, and the full size of the Pool of Siloam.
Fine, clear and well chosen colour pictures of both artefacts and views; maps and plans.
An excellent succinct summary, with detail where necessary, easily readable.