H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Published Mar 2017
This book focuses on the characteristics and the development of the stone vessel industry in the Near East during the Iron Age and the Persian period (c. 1200 – 330 BCE).
Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Methodology and Data; Chapter 3: Chronological Framework and Historical Outline; Chapter 4: Raw Materials for Stone Vessels; Chapter 5: Stone Vessel Typology; Chapter 6: Stone Vessel Manufacture and Related Technologies; Chapter 7: The Mechanisms of Exchange of Stone Vessels; Chapter 8: Stone Vessel Consumption; Chapter 9: General Conclusions and Future Lines of Research; Appendix A: Catalogue; Appendix B: Bibliography
'To his credit [the author] has successfully broken new ground in the field of research on the history and development of stone vessels. The book's historical spectrum is admirably extensive, and because of this, will undoubtedly serve as the primary reference authority for future work on the subject.'