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Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection
ISBN: PB: 9781933789378, Yale University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 200 colour illus.
The Yale Babylonian Collection houses virtually every genre, type, and period of ancient Mesopotamian writing, ranging from about 3000 B.C.E. to the early Christian Era. Among its treasures are tablets of the "Epic of Gilgamesh" and other narratives,...
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£26,00
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Rare & Wonderful Treasures from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History
ISBN: PB: 9781851244843, Bodleian Library Publishing, January 2019
224 pp., 22x22 cm, 150 colour illus.
Since its foundation in 1860, the Oxford University Museum of Natural History's world-renowned collections have become a key centre for scientific study and its much-loved building an important icon for visitors from around the world. The museum now...
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Cultural Encounters in Near Eastern History
ISBN: HB: 9788763543873, Museum Tusculanum Press, December 2018
224 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 2 colour plates, 22 halftones, 3 line drawings, 4 maps
Globalization and cheaper travel have led to a rapid increase in cross-cultural encounters worldwide – which makes understanding problems of conflict, prejudice, interaction, and adaptation ever more important. Fortunately, we have a powerful histori...
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Greek and Latin Inscriptions from Sardis Part II: Finds since 1958
ISBN: HB: 9780674987265, Harvard University Press, November 2018
225 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 475 halftones, 4 maps
Ancient Sardis, the capital of Lydia, was of outstanding importance: in the Lydian period it held the residence of the kings and subsequently, under Persian rule, the satraps. Throughout antiquity it remained an administrative center. Travelers of mo...
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Palmyra Mirage in the Desert
ISBN: PB: 9781588396310, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2018
160 pp., 25.4x20 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
In this important and timely publication, top international scholars present current research and developments about the art, archaeology, and history of the ancient city of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Syria. Palmyra became tragi...
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Collectors' Visions Arts of Africa, Oceania, Southeast Asia and the Americas
ISBN: HB: 9788874398157, 5 Continents Editions, September 2018
320 pp., 28.9x24.8 cm, colour illus.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, at a time of turmoil when art was undergoing unprecedented upheaval, the West and especially France, began to turn its eyes towards distant cultures until then largely neglected. Artists were in the throes o...
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Traveling with Cortes and Pizarro Discovering Fine Pre-Columbian Art
ISBN: HB: 9788874398089, 5 Continents Editions, September 2018
400 pp., 31.6x25.8 cm, colour illus.
A Pre-Columbian art lover and noted curator journey into a fine art collection, describing the rich cultural context and artistic merits of each work. Along with 150 full-colour glossy illustrations of the terracotta, earthenware, stone, silver and c...
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Coins from the Excavations at Sardis Their Archaeological and Economic Contexts: Coins from the 1973 to 2013 Excavations
ISBN: HB: 9780674987258, Harvard University Press, August 2018
350 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 12 colour illus., 8 halftones, 11 maps, 44 tables
Sardis, capital city of the Lydian and Persian kings, stronghold of the Seleukid kings, metropolis of Roman Asia, and episcopal see in the Byzantine period, has been the focus of archaeological research since the early 1900s. This monograph focuses o...
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Sumerian Literary and Historical Inscriptions
ISBN: HB: 9780300230765, Yale University Press, July 2018
128 pp., 28.7x21.3 cm, 102 black&white illus.
The long-awaited twenty-second volume in the Yale Oriental Series provides reproductions of over one-hundred plates drawn from the Yale Babylonian Collection, one of the world's largest repositories of cuneiform inscriptions. An essential resource fo...
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Future Remains A Cabinet of Curiosities for the Anthropocene
ISBN: PB: 9780226508795, ISBN: HB: 9780226508658, University of Chicago Press, May 2018
224 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 16 colour plates, 9 halftones
What can a pesticide pump, a jar full of sand, or an old calico print tell us about the Anthropocene – the age of humans? Just as paleontologists look to fossil remains to infer past conditions of life on earth, so might past and present-day objects...
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