New article on sacred and profane donkeys at EB Safi

Glad to announce a new publication on the ritual and daily use of donkeys at EB Tell es-Safi/Gath.

The title of the paper is:

Greenfield, H. J., Ross, J., Greenfield, T. L., and Maeir, A. M. 2021. Sacred and the Profane: Donkey Burial and Consumption at Tell eṣ-Ṣâfi/Gath. Pp. 269–78 in Fierce Lions, Angry Mice and Fat-Tailed Sheep: Animal Encounters in the Ancient Near East, eds. L. Recht and C. Tsouparopoulou. McDonald Institute Monographs and Conversations 16. Cambridge: McDonald Institute.

Do note that the entire volume (including this chapter) can be downloaded for free.