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Weaving in stones : garments and their accessories in the mosaic art of Eretz Israel in Late Antiquity / Aliza Steinberg

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Steinberg, Aliza, author.
Publication Info.
Oxford : Archaeopress Archaeology, 2019.
Publication Info.


1 online resource (380 pages) : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
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Translated from the Hebrew.
Includes bibliographical references.
Part I: Men's Clothing: The Typological Context of Dress and Costume Accessories in the Mosaics of Eretz Israel in Late Antiquity Chapter 1: The Tunic (Tunica) and Its Decoration Chapter 2: The Exomis Chapter 3: Garments Worn on the Lower Torso Chapter 4: Garments Made of Animal Skin: Nebris Chapter 5: Overgarments Part II: Men's Clothing: The Iconographic Context Chapter 6: Huntsmen Chapter 7: Soldiers Chapter 8: Diners and Servants Chapter 9: Laborers: Pipers and Shepherds, Vintners, Fishermen and Sailors, Herders, Builders and Horsemen Chapter 10: Clothing Worn by Biblical Figures in Synagogue Mosaics in Eretz Israel Chapter 11: Clothing Worn by Figures in Church Mosaics in Eretz Israel Chapter 12: Clothing Worn by Mythological Figures Chapter 13: Personifications Part III: Women's Clothing: The Typological Context Chapter 14: Women's Clothing as Reflected in Ancient Sources Chapter 15: Tunics Chapter 16: Garments in Greek Style Chapter 17: Items of Clothing Covering the Lower Torso Chapter 18: Overgarments Part IV: Women's Clothing: The Iconographic Context Chapter 19: Nursing Women Chapter 20: Mythological Figures and Their Garments Chapter 21: Personifications Part V: Garments Worn by Babies, Infants and Youths: The Typological Context Chapter 22: Children's Tunics Chapter 23: Garments Worn over the Lower Torso Chapter 24: Garments Worn over the Upper Torso Part VI: Garments Worn by Babies, Infants and Youths: The Iconographic Context Chapter 25: Garments Worn by Babies, Infants and Youths Part VII: Clothing Accessories Chapter 26: Jewellery Chapter 27: Head and Neck Coverings Chapter 28: Belts Chapter 29: Shoes General Summary Appendix I.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on May 5, 2020).
This book, copiously illustrated throughout, studies the garments and their accessories worn by some 245 figures represented on approximately 41 mosaic floors (some only partially preserved) that once decorated both public and private structures within the historical-geographical area of Eretz Israel in Late Antiquity.
Local Note
Clothing and dress -- Palestine -- History -- To 1500.
Clothing and dress in art.
Mosaics, Ancient -- Palestine.
Mosaics, Ancient -- Israel.
Palestine -- Antiquities.
Israel -- Antiquities.
Mosaïque antique -- Palestine.
Mosaïque antique -- Israël.
Palestine -- Antiquités.
Israël -- Antiquités.
Antiquities. (OCoLC)fst00810745
Clothing and dress. (OCoLC)fst00864680
Clothing and dress in art. (OCoLC)fst01199302
Mosaics, Ancient. (OCoLC)fst01026696
Israel. (OCoLC)fst01204236 https://id.oclc.org/worldcat/entity/E39PBJdgWx83Xb7cjjrMXBJYyd
Middle East -- Palestine. (OCoLC)fst01207534 https://id.oclc.org/worldcat/entity/E39PBJbGRpdjCJGRyrXqt8rTHC
Chronological Term
To 1500
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form:
Print version : 9781789693218
9781789693225 (ebook)