Textiles in Ritual and Cultic Practices in the Ancient Near East from the Third to the First Millennium BC. (AOAT 431)
Salvatore Gaspa und Matteo Vigo (Hgg.)
viii + 268 pp.
The workshop aims at presenting current research on textual, iconographical, and archaeological evidence for the use of textiles in ritual and cult in the Ancient Near East. The main purpose is to address questions related to the use of raw materials, garments of ritual performers and cult images, textile tools in ritual and cultic practices as well as textile metaphors and analogical formulas in rituals.