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Ritual failure : archaeological perspectives /

Other Authors: Koutrafouri, Vasiliki G., (ed.), Sanders, Jeff, (ed.)
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Leiden : Sidestone Press, 2013.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction Vasiliki G. Koutrafouri and Jeff Sanders Foreword: Introductory Thoughts on the Theme of "Ritual Failure. Archaeological Perspectives". by Timothy Insoll The Passage of Matter: Transformations of Objects and Ritual Meanings in the Neolithic of the Near East. Marc Verhoeven The sky almost never falls on your head - why ritual rarely fails Jeff Sanders Ritual Failure in the Business Records of Mesopotamian Temples Michael Kozuh Ritual Failure and the Temple collapse of prehistoric Malta. Caroline Malone and Simon Stoddart From wells to pillars, and from pillars to...? Ritual systems transformation and collapse in the early prehistory of Cyprus Vasiliki G. Koutrafouri When Ancestors become Gods: The Transformation of Cypriote Ritual and Religion in the Late Bronze Age David Collard Colonial Entanglements and Cultic Heterogeneity on Rome's Germanic Frontier Karim Mata The Dead Acrobat: Managing Risk and Minoan Iconography Evangelos Kyriakidis Discussion: Defining moments by Richard Bradley