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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 32. How Do You Define Cultic Context?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.45035


Compared to the rich repertoire of temple and religious artifacts in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and elsewhere, the Levant has yielded few cultic remains. Many of these, e.g. pillar figurines, were even retrieved from domestic contexts. Bones constitute important markers of the sacrificial activities described in the Hebrew Bible.

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