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71. Anchors Aweig [Journals] [Kronos]
... BC for the end of the XIIth Dynasty has been calculated. A few years ago it might have sounded over-optimistic to suggest that the British journal Antiquity , stronghold of conventional archaeological thinking, would publish an article by an eminent Near Eastern archaeologist recommending the abandonment of the precious Sothic date 1872 BC. But such is the argument of an article ... entire Middle East " Readers of KRONOS and the SIS Review will already be familiar with this quotation from the eminent Egyptologist Sir Alan Gardiner, typifying the dilemma of Near Eastern archaeologists over Sothic dating.(1 ) Despite the manifest weaknesses of the Sothic dating theory, and although it is exceedingly difficult to find an Egyptologist who will actually defend ...
72. Bronze Age Destructions in the Near East [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Contents Bronze Age Destructions in the Near East Geoffrey Gammon Geoffrey Gammon has an Honours B.A . in History from London University and is currently studying for a Diploma in Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, London. He is a Council member of the Society and convener of its Ancient History Study Group. The extensive work of the eminent ... archaeologist Claude Schaeffer, correlating the chronology and stratigraphy of Bronze Age sites in the Near East, led him to conclude that many of the phases of Bronze Age civilisation were ended by catastrophes "not caused by the action of man". This paper summarises Schaeffer's conclusions and their implications for both Worlds in Collision and the revised chronology. The ...
73. Internet Watch [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... some 14,000 UseNet newsgroups where anybody with access to the Internet can exchange messages on all kinds of subjects. Those newsgroups of interest to readers include: alt.archaeology, alt.catastrophism, alt.mythology, alt.sci.physics.new-theories, alt.sci.planetary, sci.archaeology and talk.origins. ... discovered pyramid sci.archaeology 5.5 .95 The Associated Press (5 .3 .95) reported that archaeologists have discovered a 4,000 year old pyramid at Saqqara, the 97th uncovered in Egypt. The find was announced on Tuesday 2nd May 1995 by French archaeologist Jean Leclant and Abdel-Halim Noureddin, president of Egypt's Supreme Council ...
74. The Hyksos and the Archaeology of Palestine [Journals] [SIS Review]
... From: SIS Review Vol II No 3 (1977/78) "From Exodus to Akhnaton" Home | Issue Contents The Hyksos and the Archaeology of Palestine John Bimson Copyright (c ) 1977 J. J. Bimson The revised placement of the Conquest suggested by Dr Bimson also involves a revision of the archaeological correlations for Egypt's Middle ... . . problems of Biblical history and archaeology, and supports and complements Velikovsky's revised Egyptian chronology". The present article fulfils that promise with regard to problems which currently face archaeologists working with Middle and Late Bronze Age finds. Table 1 shows the divisions and datings now in use for the MB (Middle Bronze) and LB (Late Bronze ...
75. A Critic in the Desert [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... . Stiebing Professor W.H . Stiebing, in his book "Out of the Desert?" [Buffalo, 1989], attempts to assess "the relationship between archaeological evidence from Egypt and Palestine, and the biblical stories of an Israelite Exodus from Egypt, and conquest of Canaan" (p . 13). Readers of C ... material of Biblical studies and basic Egyptology. The review included in the chapters dedicated to archaeology of the Late Bronze and Iron ages (3 &5 ) contains well known archaeological-historical theories and ground into dust debates about them. The central chapter in the book (4 ), in which the author discusses revised chronologies, will be recognized by ...
76. Focus [Journals] [SIS Review]
... History and the Theories of Immanuel Velikovsky", the meeting was addressed by three speakers focusing on different ways in which theories of catastrophism and revised chronology might throw light on archaeological problems. The first speaker was a most welcome guest, anthropologist and archaeologist DR ELIZABETH CHESLEY BAITY, who conducts seminars at the Universities of California (La Jolla) ... North Carolina (Chapel Hill). She is best known for her synthesising work "Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy so Far" (published in Current Anthropology 14, 1973), which represents something of a milestone in the study of ancient astronomical skills. In contrast with many other scholars working in the field of archaeoastronomy, Dr Baity does not feel ...
77. The Nature of the Historical Record [Journals] [SIS Review]
... CHAIRMAN: DR EUAN MacKIE The Nature of the Historical Record Geoffrey J. Gammon THE FIELD OF STUDY with which we are chiefly concerned at this conference is the history and archaeology of the Near East and eastern Mediterranean in the second and first millennia BC. In this talk I shall try to make a general survey of the material available to ... archaeologist and historian in their efforts to construct a coherent framework for the archaeological period known as the Middle and Late Bronze, and Iron Ages. First, not only are the written resources available to them much fewer; there is also a qualitative difference in the tasks facing the ancient and the modern historian. The latter may have gaps in ...
78. Calibrated Radiocarbon and the 'Methodological Fault-Line' [Journals] [SIS Review]
... enigma. The possibilities are as follow [sic]: 1) the calibration curve is wrong, 2) the date ascribed to written history is wrong, 3) archaeological stratification has been grossly misinterpreted, 4) the region was depopulated for a thousand years, or 5) the ceramics in use during this period are not diagnostic. ... was not applicable to Egypt. Instead, Long approved of the rather better correlation between uncalibrated ages and the historical chronology. The application of calibrated radiocarbon dates created for the archaeologists and historians similar problems to those of the pre-historians, albeit on a less grand scale. For example, in 1980, Suzanne Richard, an authority on the archaeology ...
79. The Dawn of Astronomy: A Study of the Temple-Worship and Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians [Books]
... ancient temples were directed. When I came home I endeavoured to ascertain whether this subject had been worked out. I am afraid I was a nuisance to many of my archaeological friends, and I made as much inquiry as I could by looking into books. I found, both from my friends and from the books, that this question ... which these temples faced. In a series of lectures given at the School of Mines in November, 1890,1 took the opportunity of pointing out that in this way archaeologists and others might ultimately be enabled to arrive at dates in regard to the foundation of temples, and possibly to advance knowledge in several other directions. After my lectures ...
80. Did the Sumerians and the Akkadians Ever Exist? [Journals] [Aeon]
... Inanna (Venus). III After ca. 3000 BCE: Beginnings of the Early Dynastic Period or the first "Sumerian" dynasties whose status as advanced culture is proved archaeologically by foundations of Inanna temples and numerous Inanna symbols. These finds fit the cuneiform literature, according to which Gilgamesh constructed walls and an Inanna temple in Uruk, the ... suspected to lie northeast of Babylonia, where the Persians originate in the first millennium. The ruins of Mari, which the Martu took before taking Babylon, appear to the archaeologists to be astonishingly well preserved. The palace ruins brought to light appear too fresh for a city that disappeared more than 3700 years ago. Hammurabi, whose famous law-code ...
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