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Terracotta Imagery in Israel and Judah under the Divided Monarchy (<i>c</i>. 925–586 <span class="smallCaps">bc</span>)

P. R. S. Moorey

in Idols of the People

Published by British Academy

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780197262801
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734526 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197262801.003.0003

Series: Schweich Lectures on Biblical Archaeology

Terracotta Imagery in Israel and Judah under the Divided Monarchy (c. 925–586 bc)

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This chapter discusses Israelite goddesses, terracotta figurines, and the emergence of free-standing terracottas in Israel and Judah. It then provides two key contexts between Cave 1 (Ophel) in Jerusalem (Judah) and area E-257 in Samaria (Israel). Finally it looks at the repertory of Judean terracottas in the 8th and 7th centuries bc.

Keywords: Israelite goddesses; terracotta figurines; Israel; Judah; Samaria

Chapter.  9205 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE)

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