The Resource The forging of Israel : iron technology, symbolism and tradition in ancient society, Paula M. McNutt

The forging of Israel : iron technology, symbolism and tradition in ancient society, Paula M. McNutt

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The forging of Israel : iron technology, symbolism and tradition in ancient society
Title
The forging of Israel
Title remainder
iron technology, symbolism and tradition in ancient society
Statement of responsibility
Paula M. McNutt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UKV3G
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McNutt, Paula M
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS111
LC item number
.M366 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Fouilles (Archéologie)
  • Âge du fer
  • Fer dans la Bible
  • IJzer
  • Techniek
  • Symboliek
  • IJzertijd
  • Eisenzeit
  • Biblische Archäologie
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Palestine
  • Palestine
  • Israel <Altertum>
  • Middle East
Label
The forging of Israel : iron technology, symbolism and tradition in ancient society, Paula M. McNutt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Vanderbilt University, 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-290) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- Technology and culture -- Background -- The problem and its significance -- Method and procedure -- Organization -- 2. Iron technology and symbolism in African cultures -- Introduction -- Africa: The introduction of iron technology -- General surveys on iron and symbols -- Survey of traditional African societies -- Analysis and interpretation -- 3. Background to the development of iron technology in the ancient Near East -- Introduction -- Bronze, the precursor to iron -- The discovery of iron -- Wrought iron and the early processes of smelting and forging -- Sources of iron ore -- The artifactual information -- The textual information -- The search for the origins of iron technology
  • 4. The early Iron Age -- Introduction -- The transition from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age -- The production of steeled iron -- The adoption of iron technology -- The artifactual information -- Distributional analysis: 'Philistine' vs. 'Non-Philistine' -- Metallurgy and symbols -- Implications for reconstructing Israel's early history -- 5. Biblical symbols -- Introduction -- Iron technology -- The symbolic value of iron -- The symbolic role of artisan gods in ancient Near Eastern mythology -- The smith in ancient Israel -- Egypt as an 'iron furnace' -- 6. Conclusions
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781850752639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)59886066
Label
The forging of Israel : iron technology, symbolism and tradition in ancient society, Paula M. McNutt
Publication
Note
Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--Vanderbilt University, 1989
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-290) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction -- Technology and culture -- Background -- The problem and its significance -- Method and procedure -- Organization -- 2. Iron technology and symbolism in African cultures -- Introduction -- Africa: The introduction of iron technology -- General surveys on iron and symbols -- Survey of traditional African societies -- Analysis and interpretation -- 3. Background to the development of iron technology in the ancient Near East -- Introduction -- Bronze, the precursor to iron -- The discovery of iron -- Wrought iron and the early processes of smelting and forging -- Sources of iron ore -- The artifactual information -- The textual information -- The search for the origins of iron technology
  • 4. The early Iron Age -- Introduction -- The transition from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age -- The production of steeled iron -- The adoption of iron technology -- The artifactual information -- Distributional analysis: 'Philistine' vs. 'Non-Philistine' -- Metallurgy and symbols -- Implications for reconstructing Israel's early history -- 5. Biblical symbols -- Introduction -- Iron technology -- The symbolic value of iron -- The symbolic role of artisan gods in ancient Near Eastern mythology -- The smith in ancient Israel -- Egypt as an 'iron furnace' -- 6. Conclusions
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781850752639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)59886066

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