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Interpreting Ancient Figurines
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Richard G. Lesure
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

"This book examines ancient figurines from several world areas to address recurring challenges in the interpretation of prehistoric art. Sometimes figurines from one context are perceived to resemble those from another. Richard G. Lesure asks whether such resemblances play a role in our interpretations. Early interpreters seized on the idea
Interpreting Ancient Figurines
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Richard G. Lesure
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-21 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book examines ancient figurines from several world areas to address recurring challenges in the interpretation of prehistoric art. Sometimes figurines from one context are perceived to resemble those from another. Richard G. Lesure asks whether such resemblances play a role in our interpretations. Early interpreters seized on the idea
Interpreting Judean Pillar Figurines
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Erin Darby
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-11 - Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

"Judean Pillar Figurines regularly appear in discussions about Israelite religion, monotheism, and female practice. Erin Darby uses Near Eastern texts, iconography, the Hebrew Bible, and the archeology of Jerusalem to explore figurine function, the gender of figurine users, and the relationship between Judean figurines and the Assyrian Empire"--Back cover.
The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines
Language: en
Pages: 928
Authors: Timothy Insoll
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-13 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Figurines dating from prehistory have been found across the world but have never before been considered globally. The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines is the first book to offer a comparative survey of this kind, bringing together approaches from across the landscape of contemporary research into a definitive resource in
An Educator's Handbook for Teaching about the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Pınar Durgun
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-12 - Publisher: Archaeopress Publishing Ltd

With the right methods, studying the ancient world can be as engaging as it is informative. The teaching activities in this book are designed in a cookbook format so that educators can replicate these teaching "recipes” (including materials, budget, preparation time, study level) in classes of ancient art, archaeology, social