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Myth, ritual, and metallurgy in ancient Greece and recent Africa / Sandra Blakely.

Sandra Blakely, 1959-

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

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  • Title:
    Myth, ritual, and metallurgy in ancient Greece and recent Africa / Sandra Blakely.
  • Author: Sandra Blakely, 1959-
  • Subjects: Metallurgy -- Miscellanea; Greece -- Religion; Africa -- Religion;
    Dewey: 292.16671
  • Publication Details: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: The Greek daimones -- Iconography and metallurgy -- African iron: history, ritual, and investigation -- Birth, craft, and the daimones: the eretrian hymn to the daktyloi -- Gender and production: the Fipa -- The daimones: fertility and ritual performance -- Pharmaka and apotropaia: the daimones and medicine -- Iron and political power: Africa -- Bakongo investiture: kings, iron, and autochthones -- Daimones and political power: idaian daktyloi in the phoronis -- Pindar's telchines.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780521855006 (hbk.) : £45.00; ISBN 0521855004 (hbk.) : £45.00; BNB GBA647834; System number 013470050
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-304) and indexes.
  • Physical Description: xiv, 328 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

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