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A Seventh-Century BCE Cylinder Seal from Jerusalem Depicting Worship of the Moon God’s Cult Emblem


Uehlinger, Christoph; Winderbaum, Ariel; Zelinger, Yehiel (2023). A Seventh-Century BCE Cylinder Seal from Jerusalem Depicting Worship of the Moon God’s Cult Emblem. In: Münger, Stefan; Rahn, Nancy; Wyssmann, Patrick. „Trinkt von dem Wein, den ich mischte!“ / “Drink of the wine which I have mingled!” (FS Silvia Schroer). Leuven: Peeters Publishers, 552-590.

Abstract

Extensive discussion of a 7th-century cylinder seal found in the Garden Tomb compound, part of Jerusalem's northern necropolis during the Iron Age, focusing on the archaeological context, the seal's iconography related to the Moon god of Harran, and its relevance for the history of religion in the southern Levant during the time of king Manasseh of Judah.

Abstract

Extensive discussion of a 7th-century cylinder seal found in the Garden Tomb compound, part of Jerusalem's northern necropolis during the Iron Age, focusing on the archaeological context, the seal's iconography related to the Moon god of Harran, and its relevance for the history of religion in the southern Levant during the time of king Manasseh of Judah.

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Item Type:Book Section, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:01 Faculty of Theology and the Study of Religion > Institute of Religious Studies
Dewey Decimal Classification:200 Religion
220 The Bible
290 Other religions
900 History
950 History of Asia
Uncontrolled Keywords:glyptic studies, cylinder seal, Jerusalem, Harran, Southern Levant, religion, moon god, Assyrian empire, Judah, Manasseh, necropolis, ritual, iconography and religion, material religion
Language:English
Date:31 December 2023
Deposited On:25 Jan 2024 15:51
Last Modified:26 Jan 2024 06:09
Publisher:Peeters Publishers
Series Name:Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis
Number:303
ISSN:1015-1850
ISBN:978-90-429-5263-8
Additional Information:978-90-429-5264-5 (eISBN)
OA Status:Green
Official URL:https://www.peeters-leuven.be/pdf/9789042952645.pdf
Project Information:
  • : FunderSNSF
  • : Grant ID186426
  • : Project TitleStamp Seals from the Southern Levant: a multi-faceted prism for studying entangled histories in an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Content: Published Version
  • Language: English