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Three Studies of Ancient Near Eastern Iconography

January 2006 (110.1)

Three Studies of Ancient Near Eastern Iconography


Reviewed Works

Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas in the Ashmolean Museum, by P.R.S. Moorey.

Idols of the People: Miniature Images of Clay in the Ancient Near East, by P.R.S. Moorey (The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy). Pp. xi + 82, pls. 16, maps 2. The British Academy, Oxford University Press 2003. $45. ISBN 0-19- 726280-5 (cloth).

The Many Faces of the Goddess: The Iconography of the Syro-Palestinian Goddesses Anat, Astarte, Qedeshet, and Asherah c. 1500–1000 BCE, by I. Cornelius (Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 204). Pp. ix + 207, figs. 54, suppl. figs. 3, pls. 51, suppl. pls. 2, tables 6, maps 3. Academic Press Fribourg; Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 2004. $75. ISBN 3-7278- 1485-3 (Academic Press Fribourg); 3-525-53061- 7 (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht) (cloth).

DOI: 10.3764/aja.110.1.161