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The mysterious wall paintings of Teleilat Ghassul, Jordan : in context

Author: Bernadette Drabsch
Publisher: Oxford : Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, [2015] ©2015
Series: Monographs of the Sydney University Teleilat Ghassul project, 3.; Archaeopress archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume is primarily concerned with the re-analysis of the wall paintings from the Jordanian Chalcolithic period (ca. 4700-3700 BC) settlement site of Teleilat Ghassul, first excavated in 1929 by  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernadette Drabsch
ISBN: 1784911704 9781784911706
OCLC Number: 919104549
Description: x, 229 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 30 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1.1. Introduction Chapter 1.2 History of Research Chapter 2.1 Geographical and Environmental Context Chapter 2.2 Society, culture and ritual context Chapter 2.3 Prehistoric Artistic Context Chapter 2.4 The Wall art of Ghassul: Discovery and Archaeological Context Chapter 3.1 Settlement, Structural and Ritual Context Chapter 3.2 Subject Matter: New Interpretations Chapter 4.1 Ghassulian Technological innovation Chapter 4.2 Replication Studies Chapter 5.1. Subject Analysis, Symbolism and Significance Chapter 5.2. Art History and Cultural Significance Chapter 6. Summary and general conclusions Bibliography
Series Title: Monographs of the Sydney University Teleilat Ghassul project, 3.; Archaeopress archaeology.
Responsibility: Bernadette Drabsch.

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