Crown for a King: Studies in Jewish Art, History and Archaeology

Crown for a King: Studies in Jewish Art, History and Archaeology

by William M. Kramer
     
 

Jewish art and material culture are the subjects of this unique volume presented in memory of a truly profound thinker and scholar, Professor Stephen S. Kayser. A CROWN FOR A KING brings together scholars from Israel, the U.S. and Europe writing on a wide range of Professor Kayser's interests: from archaeology to ceremonial art, from the medieval period to the

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Jewish art and material culture are the subjects of this unique volume presented in memory of a truly profound thinker and scholar, Professor Stephen S. Kayser. A CROWN FOR A KING brings together scholars from Israel, the U.S. and Europe writing on a wide range of Professor Kayser's interests: from archaeology to ceremonial art, from the medieval period to the 20th century. Gefen Publishing House (Jerusalem / New York) and the Judah L. Magnes Museum of Berkeley, California have released this very special volume in memory of Prof. Stephen S. Kayser (1900-1988) - the renowned pioneer in the field of Jewish Museum Art. During his tenure as founding curator of the Jewish Museum in New York, Prof. Kayser was responsible for many important Judaica exhibitions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789652292117
Publisher:
Gefen Publishing House
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.56(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.59(d)

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