EXCAVATIONS AT DOR. FIGURINES, CULT OBJECTS AND AMULETS

1980-2000 SEASONS

E. Stern, Excavations at Dor. Figurines, Cult Objects and Amulets. 1980-2000 Seasons (2010) 288 pages; 24 color plates; 31 x 23.5 cm., hard cover. Numerous photos and drawings.

ISBN 978-965-221-079-1 Price: $80. Discounted price to IES members: $60. Airmail postage: $20

 

This volume presents the rich and impressive finds of clay, stone, ivory and metal figurines and statuettes and Egyptian faience amulets uncovered during two decades of excavation at Tel Dor between 1980 and 2000. Its purpose is to make these cultic finds from Dor available to scholars in monograph form pending the publication of the final excavation reports of the Dor excavations.
 

The book is divided into four parts.

Part One: Figurines and cult objects of the Iron Age and Persian Period (E. Stern)
Part Two: Figurines, sculpture and minor art of the Hellenistic and Romanperiods (A. Erlich)
Part Three: The cult of Nemesis: the griffin in marble and clay (R. Rosenthal-Heginbottom)
Part Four: Egyptian faience amulets (C. Herrmann)