The other primary example of the use of carving relates to the Solomonic Temple (q.v.), where the wood paneling of the walls, the stone work and the doors were decorated with carving of kerûḅîm, palm trees and lily-like patterns (
G. Perrot and Ch. Chipiez, A History of Art in Chaldea and Assyria (1884); J. W. and G. M. Crowfoot, Early Ivories from Samaria (1938); S. Lloyd, Art of the Ancient Near East (1961).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
James A. Patch