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Treasures of the Holy Land. Ancient Art from the Israel Museum

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Editor

Kathleen Howard.

Curator

John McDonald.

Imprint

New York City, USA, 1986. 280 pp., illustrations: 72 col., 142 b&w, 28.5 × 22.7 cm. English.

ISBN

0870994700

Location

Metropolitan Museum of Art (25 September 1986–4 January 1987)

Description

Exceptional archaeological finds from Eretz Israel, displayed chronologically. Monumental catalog includes two brief introductory texts “The Holy Land. An Archaeologist’s Introduction” (William G. Dever), and “Introduction” (Yael Israeli and Miriam Tadmor). The majority of the volume contains a complete catalog of the exhibition, with in-depth entries by Uri Avida, Magen Broshi, Michal Dayagi Mendels, Yael Israeli, Ya’akov Meshorer, Tamar Noy and Miriam Tadmor. 150 items.

main keywords

ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDSERETZ ISRAEL

minor keywords

AmuletsBet SheanCeramicsCoinsDead Sea ScrollsEin GediGold glassHammat TiberiasJerusalemJewelryOil lamps, ancientOssuaries/SarcophagiSculptureTemple of Jerusalem in art/architectureTombstones, ancient

Other venues

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Calif., USA (9 April–5 July 1987); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Tex., USA (31 October 1987–17 January 1988)

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