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H 290 x W 205 mm
x+182 pages; 99 figures, 29 tables (40 plates in colour)
Published Nov 2018
Keywords: food storage; household archaeology; activity areas; storage jars; grain storage; redistributive storage; storeroom; pit; subsistence; food; diet; house; patrimonial; analogy; patterns; narrative; Ancient Israel; Ancient Judah; Biblical Studies; blessing; Gustaf Dalman; Iron Age
By Tim Frank
This volume serves as a source book on domestic food storage in Ancient Israel and Judah by outlining important ethnographic and ancient textual and pictorial sources relevant to the discussion. These allow us to understand the motivated actions in relation to food storage, and the significance of food storage in daily life.
1 - Introduction; 2 - Foodways in Ancient Israel and Judah; 3 - Literature Review; 4 - Methodology; 5 - Ethnography; 6 - Food storage in ancient literature; 7 - Food storage in ancient art; 8 - Food storage in the Old Testament; 9 - Artefact assemblages; 10 - Tell Halif: the reference site; 11 - Archaeological Review; 12 - Patterns of food storage; 13 - Conclusion