Material Culture and Cultural Identity: A Study of Greek and Roman Coins from Dora Paperback / softback
The ancient harbor town of Dor/Dora in modern Israel has a history that spanned from the Bronze Age until the Late Roman Era.
The story of its peoples can be assembled from a variety of historical and archaeological sources derived from the nearly thirty years of research at Tel Dor - the archaeological site of the ancient city.
Each primary source offers a certain kind of information with its own perspective.
In the attempt to understand the city during its Graeco-Roman years - a time when Dora reached its largest physical extent and gained enough importance to mint its own coins, numismatic sources provide key information.
With their politically, socio-culturally and territorially specific iconography, Dora's coins indeed reveal that the city was self-aware of itself as a continuous culture, beginning with its Phoenician origins and continuing into its Roman present.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 118 pages, Illustrated throughout in black and white
- Publisher: Archaeopress
- Publication Date: 20/03/2014
- Category: Classical Greek & Roman archaeology
- ISBN: 9781784910921
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