The Triumph of Symbol : Pictorial Representation of Deities in Mesopotamia and the Biblical Image Ban. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 213

Fribourg & Göttingen: Academic Press / Vandenhoeck and Ruporecht / in cooperation with the Israel Exploration Society, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo ( standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued. A couple pages have ink marginalia. xii, 284 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index, illustrations. An analysis of the history of Mesopotamian imagery from the mid second to mid forst millenium BCE, noting an abstention of depicting deities in human form in media outside their holy enclosures. Good. Item #19954

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