Immovable Offertory Installations in
Late Bronze Age Cyprus

By Yannis Pararas
November 2008
Paul Astroms Forlag
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9789170812347
400 pages, Illustrated, 5 3/4 x 8 1/4"
$147.50 Paper Original

Partial Contents:

Chapter 1: Catalogue
A. Built, free-standing installations
B. Low stone tables
C. Hearth altars
D. Upright monolithic slaughtering blocks
E. Benches
F. Baetylic installations
G. Unclassified or uncertain cases

Chapter 2: Typology and Classification

Chapter 3: Building materials and Techniques
A. Stone
B. Mudbrick
C. Baked Clay
D. Plaster
E. Prepared Earth

Chapter 4: Contextual Analysis by Individual Shrines
A. Eight Specific Shrines
B. The Kition Shrines in Area II
C. Three Enkomi Shrines
D. General Discussion
E. The osseous evidence

Chapter 5: Chronological Development

Chapter 6: Ritual furnishings in the Cypriote Iconography

Chapter 7: Survey of Offertory Furnishings from the Neighboring Areas and the Cultural Circles Influencing the Cypriote Ritual Practice

Chapter 8: Tentative Reconstruction of the Ritual

Chapter 9: Recapitulation and Results


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