"A handsome compilation of 365 articles by 205 archaeologists on excavations and explorations. Some of the sites are well known to laypeople (e.g., Masada, Petra), but many are familiar only to specialists. Church and synagogue libraries, large public libraries, and academic libraries will find this an invaluable reference,"---Booklist. 1552 pages total, four hardcovers. Carta Jerusalem.
Organized alphabetically, Carta's New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land (Volumes 1-4) describes and analyzes archaeological excavations carried out during the past century or more in the Holy Land, on both sides of the Jordan. With 365 articles prepared by more than 200 scholars from around the world, this comprehensive encyclopedia presents a rich and extensive body of archaeological material. An extensive bibliography is appended to each article. No other work compares with the scope and authority of the New Encyclopedia of Archaeological Excavations in the Holy Land (Volumes 1-4), or its scholarly significance.