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Art and Architecture of Ancient Orient, Revised

Art and Architecture of Ancient Orient, Revised - 5th edition

Art and Architecture of Ancient Orient, Revised - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780300064704

ISBN10: 0300064705

Art and Architecture of Ancient Orient, Revised by Henri Frankfort, Michael Rolaf and David Matthews - ISBN 9780300064704
Edition: 5TH 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Yale University Press
Published: 1996
International: No
Art and Architecture of Ancient Orient, Revised by Henri Frankfort, Michael Rolaf and David Matthews - ISBN 9780300064704

ISBN13: 9780300064704

ISBN10: 0300064705

Other Editions of Art and Architecture of Ancient Orient, Revised

Summary

Traces the development of art in the region from 3,500 to 539 B.C. -from Sumerian times to Ancient Persia.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Map of Ancient Near East 14 and


PART ONE: MESOPOTAMIA

1 The Emergence of Sumerian Art: The Protoliterate Period (circa 3500-3000 B.C.)

Introduction
Architecture
Applied Sculpture and Relief
Sculpture in the Round
Commemorative Relief
Cylinder Seals

2 The Early Dynastic Period (circa 3000-2340 B.C.)

Introduction
Architecture
Sculpture in the Round
Engraving and Relief
Glyptic Art

3 The Akkadian Period (2340-2180 B.C.)
4 The Neo-Sumerian Period (2125-2025 B.C.) and the Period of Isin, Larsa, and Babylon (2025-1594 B.C.)

Lagash
The Third Dynasty of Ur
The Isin-Larsa Period
Hammurabi of Babylon
5 The Art of the Kassite Dynasty (circa 1600-1100 B.C.)

6 The Beginnings of Assyrian Art (circa 1350-1000 B.C.)
7 The Late Assyrian Period (circa 1000-612 B.C.)

Architecture
Sculpture in the Round
Relief and Painting
Applied Arts

8. The Neo-Babylonian Period (circa 612-539 B.C.)


PART TWO: THE PERIPHERAL REGIONS

9. Asia Minor and the Hittites

Introduction
Anatolia up to the Middle of the Second
Millennium B.C.
The Hittite Empire (circa 1400-1200 B.C.)
Architecture
Sculpture

10. The Levant in the Second Millennium B.C.

Introduction
Egyptian Predominance (2000-1800 B.C.) and Babylonian Penetration (1800-1700 B.C.)
The Mitannian Era (circa 1450-1360 B.C.)
The Hittite and Ramessid Era (1360-1150 B.C.)

11 Aramaeans and Phoenicians in Syria: North Syrian Art (850-650 B.C.)

Introduction
Architecture
Sculpture
Pheonician and Syrian Art
Ivories
Metalwork

12 The Art of Ancient Persia

Introduction
The Luristan Bronzes
Achaemenian Art
Introduction
Architecture
Sculpture

Notes
Bibliography
Supplementary Notes
Additional Bibliography and Abbreviations
List of Illustrations
Index

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