Book Review: Marín Ceballos, M. C. & Jiménez Flores, A. M., Eds., 2014, Imagen Y Culto En La Iberia Prerromana II: Nuevas Lecturas Sobre Los Pebeteros En Forma De Cabeza Femenina. Spal Monografías, XVIII. Sevilla.
Keywords:Spain, pre-Roman Iberian culture, Sicily, Sardinia, Carthage, incense burner shaped like a woman head, thymiaterion, iconography, Demeter, Tanit, Tinnit
The collective monograph “Image and cult in pre-Roman Iberia II: new readings about incense burners shaped like a woman head” edited by M. C. Marín Ceballos and A. M. Jiménez Flores is a research of original terracotta artifacts which were popular in certain regions of Iberia in from the 4th to the 1st centuries BC. The scholars focus on attribution and iconography, determination of prototypes of feminine figures, ways of using incense burners in religious and funerary rituals, search for locally-made items, their typology and gradual spread on the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands.