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Published: 04 February 2021 (Estimated)

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780197543276

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Evolution of a Taboo

Pigs and People in the Ancient Near East

Author Max D. Price

  • Presents a nuanced theory of the pig taboo in Judaism
  • First archaeologically-informed history of the pig in the Near East
  • Combines zooarchaeology and textual data to examine the evolving relations between humans and suids