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Colors, Dyes and Textiles in the Ancient Near East - 22/01/2019, Jerusalem (Israel)



FECHA /DATE/DATA: 22/01/2019


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: The Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, (Jerusalem, Israel)










9:00 Gathering
9:15 Greetings: Ms. Amanda Weiss, Director General of the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem
9:30 First Session: The Heavenly Colors and Their Imitations (chair: Uri Gabbay, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) 
Wayne Horowitz, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "Blue Skies, Red Heavens"
Timothy Clayden, University of Oxford, "Blue: Lapis and Glass in Kassite Babylonia"
A. Laura Peri, The Israel Museum, "Not All that Glitters: Precious Stones and Their Imitations in Glyptic Art"

11:30-11:50 Coffee break

11:50 Second Session: People's clothing in Babylon and Judah (chair: Noga Ayali-Darshan, Bar-Ilan University)
Yuval Levavi, Bar-Ilan University, "Everyday Garments in the Neo-Babylonian Period"
Naama Sukenik, The Israel Antiquities Authority, "Versace for the Masses: On Textiles, Dyes and Fakes in the Ancient World"

13:10-14:30 Lunch break

14:30 Third Session: Colors and Garments in the Divine Realm
Nathan Wasserman, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "Below Ishtar's Robe: Underwear and Undergarments in Ancient Mesopotamia"
Amir Gilan, Tel Aviv University, "Colors and Their Meanings in Hittite Magic"
Shirly Nathan-Yulzari, Gordon Academic College and Beit Berl College, "What Was Asherah Wearing: a Fish-Net or a Dress? The Fourth Tablet of
the Myth of Baal Re-considered"

16:30-16:50 Coffee break

16:50 General meeting of the ISAANES members

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