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"The Inscriptions of Israel/Palestine project seeks to build an internet-accessible database of published inscriptions from Israel/Palestine that date between ca. 500 BCE and 614 CE, roughly corresponding to the Persian, Greek, and Roman periods. The purpose of this database is to provide a tool that will make accessible the approximately 10,000 relevant inscriptions published to date, and will include substantial contextual information for these inscriptions, including images and geographical information." Maintained by Michael Satlow at Brown University.
"The Jerusalem Archaeological Park, Israel’s most important antiquity site, reaches the Temple Mount on the north, the slope of the Mount of Olives and the Kidron Valley on the east, and the Valley of Hinnom on the west and the south. This exceptional area which has captivated the world’s imagination throughout history, has been designated as an archaeological park and open museum."
This site, related to a Library of Congress exhibition, "describes the historical context of the scrolls and the Qumran community from whence they may have originated; it also relates the story of their discovery 2,000 years later. In addition, the exhibition encourages a better understanding of the challenges and complexities connected with scroll research."
This site offers information about an ongoing archaeological dig site in Israel. The director of the project is Prof. Ron Tappy of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.
This major multi-volume dictionary is available as downloadable pdf files.