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OIP 26.

Material Remains of the Megiddo Cult.

Herbert Gordon May.

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Description of materials, primarily of the Iron Age, excavated by the Oriental Institute and associated somehow with the religion of ancient Megiddo (modern Tell el-Mutesellim). The volume is arranged by types rather than in chronological order. The second chapter is concerned with interpretation of structures of Strata IV and V within the sacred area; chapters three and four discuss sanctuary furnishings and human and animal figurines. A chapter by Robert M. Engberg discusses the origin of the proto-Ionic capitals found at Megiddo.

  • Oriental Institute Publications 26
  • Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1935
  • Pp. xiv + 51; 13 figures, 41 plates
  • Out of Print

Revised: March 9, 2011

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