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Bibil Identifier bibil:217436
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) 'Like a Lion in Cover'
Title (English, ) A Cylinder Seal from Early Bronze Age III Tell eṣ-Ṣafi/Gath, Israel
Author Maeir, Aren M.
Author Shai, Itzhaq
Journal Israel Exploration Journal (Volume: 61, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language English
Pages 12-31 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This paper discusses a decorated ivory cylinder seal from an EB III context at Tell eṣ-Ṣafi/Gath, Israel. The seal, with its realistic depiction of a crouching lion, is noteworthy among the contemporary glyptic repertoire of the EB Levant due to the high level of the iconographic depiction. Suggested connections and the significance of this seal are discussed.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Sites : Sites (Q - S) : Zafit, Tel / Tell es-Safi / Ghor es-Safi
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Seal
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Themes : Ustensils
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