CHAGALL, M: Avissar Chagall Wall Plaque: The Tribe of Naphtali from Marc Chagall Stained Glass Window Series

Avissar Chagall Plaque: The Tribe of Naphtali from Marc Chagall Stained Glass Window Series, windowChagall, Marc. Avissar Chagall Plaque: The Tribe of Naphtali from Marc Chagall Stained Glass Window Series. Avissar, nd. Unmarked. Good. Plaque. (#26336) $35.00

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A wall plaque of one of the windows in the Stained Glass Windows for Jerusalem Series: The Tribe of Naphtali. Some bumps around the edge and scraping on the back.

Back text in English and Hebrew.

Glazed enamel on pressed wood. Measures 8×9.5 inches.

Naphtali, the second son of Jacob and Bilhah, was known as a swift runner, comparable to a hind. The Tribe of Naphtali settled in the northern part of Israel and experienced relative ease and peace in comparison to the other tribes.

Chagall (1887-1985) was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints.

FRALIN, F: Terra Sancta: Photographs from Israel and Sinai, Nepal and the North American Deserts (Frank DiPerna, Arnold Kramer, Bernis von zur Muehlen, Peter von zur Muehlen)

Terra Sancta: Photographs from Israel and Sinai, Nepal and the North American Deserts, imageFralin, Frances. Terra Sancta: Photographs from Israel and Sinai, Nepal and the North American Deserts (Frank DiPerna, Arnold Kramer, Bernis von zur Muehlen, Peter von zur Muehlen). Washington DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1990. ISBN: 0886750342. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26219) $10.00

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Catalog for May 19-August 12, 1990 exhibition at The Corcoran Gallery of Art. Measures 10×9 inches. Exhibition checklist. Beautiful full-page plates. 30p.

Terra Sancta: Photographs from Israel and Sinai, Nepal and the North American Deserts, book cover

LOWIE MUSEUM: Journey To The West: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

Lowie Museum. Journey To The West: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt. Regents of the University of California, 1979. Unmarked. Printed on heavy card stock. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26142) $20.00

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Catalog of the exhibition at the Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology June 22, 1979-March 3, 1980. Illustrated. Topics include George Reisner and the Egyptian Collections at the Lowie Museum, the Gods of Egypt, Mummification, private statuary and more. Suggestions for further reading. Map. 22p.

LOVERANCE, R: Byzantium: Revised Edition

Loverance, Rowena. Byzantium: Revised Edition. Harvard University Press and The British Museum, 2004. ISBN: 0674013891. Unmarked. Third edition. Very Good. Paperback. (#26130) $12.00

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Lavishly illustrated with 103 images, 63 in color. A history of the Byzantine Empire from 330 CE to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. 96p. Index.

KAMRAVA, M: Summary Report: Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East (Summary Report No. 6)

Summary Report: Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East (Summary Report No. 6), book coverKamrava, Mehran; Babar, Zahra. Summary Report: Food Security and Food Sovereignty in the Middle East (Summary Report No. 6). Center for International and Regional Studies, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, 2012. Unmarked. 28p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26098) $16.00

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Synopses of papers. The contributions in this volume analyzed both the historic trajectories of agricultural development in the Middle East, and how the globalization of food production has impacted domestic food security.

LOFFREDA, S: Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1)

Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1), book coverLoffreda, Stanislao. Recovering Capharnaum (Studium Biblicum Franciscanum Guide: 1). Jerusalem: Franciscan Printing Press, 2001. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26046) $12.00

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Beautifully illustrated with plans, photographs and objects. Bibliography.

Capernaum was a fishing village in the time of the Hasmoneans. Located on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee. It had a population of about 1,500. Archaeological excavations have revealed two ancient synagogues built one over the other. A church near Capernaum is said to be the home of Saint Peter. 86p.

Second edition, reprinted 2001. Original edition dated 1993.

HATOUM, M: Mona Hatoum. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art Exhibition, 1997

Morgan, Jessica; Cameron, Dan; Hatoum, Mona. Mona Hatoum. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997. ISBN: 0933856474. Unmarked. Some rubbing and edge wear. Good. Paperback. (#26035) $20.00

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Nicely illustrated in B/W and color. 66p. Catalog for exhibitions at the Chicago and New York City Museums of Contemporary Art in 1997-1998. Essays by Jessica Morgan and Dan Cameron. Artist biography. Checklist for the exhibition.

Born in 1952, Mona Hatoum is a video artist and installation artist of Palestinian origin, who lives in London. Measures 8.25×10 inches.