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P.R.S. Moorey

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780197262801

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197262801.001.0001

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

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

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(p.47) III Terracotta Imagery in Israel and Judah under the Divided Monarchy (c. 925–586 BC)
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Idols of the People
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P. R. S. Moorey

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197262801.003.0003

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

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