‘Ornamental’ Horns on Phoenician Warships

@article{Woolmer2012OrnamentalHO,
  title={‘Ornamental’ Horns on Phoenician Warships},
  author={Mark Woolmer},
  journal={Levant},
  year={2012},
  volume={44},
  pages={238 - 252}
}
Abstract This article seeks to demonstrate that Phoenician vessels were considered to be more than just planks of timber fashioned together to form a platform on which mariners could conduct their daily lives whilst at sea; it will show, rather, that they were thought of as self-contained entities that were imbued with a living spirit that needed the protection of a number of maritime deities. By emphasizing the zoomorphic and anthropomorphic aspects of Canaanite and Phoenician vessels, it is… Expand
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