The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient / Edition 5

The Art and Architecture of the Ancient Orient / Edition 5

by Henri Frankfort
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300064705

ISBN-13: 9780300064704

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300064704
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Series:
The Yale University Press Pelican History of Art Series
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements9
Introduction11
Map of Ancient Near East14
Pt. 1Mesopotamia
1The Emergence of Sumerian Art: The Protoliterate Period (circa 3500-3000 B.C.)17
Architecture18
Applied Sculpture and Relief24
Sculpture in the Round31
Commemorative Relief33
Cylinder Seals35
2The Early Dynastic Period (circa 3000-2340 B.C.)39
Architecture42
Sculpture in the Round45
Engraving and Relief66
Glyptic Art77
3The Akkadian Period (2340-2180 B.C.)83
4The Neo-Sumerian Period (2125-2025 B.C.) and the Period of Isin, Larsa, and Babylon (2025-1594 B.C.)93
Lagash93
The Third Dynasty of Ur101
The Isin-Larsa Period107
Hammurabi of Babylon119
5The Art of the Kassite Dynasty (circa 1600-1100 B.C.)127
6The Beginnings of Assyrian Art (circa 1350-1000 B.C.)131
7The Late Assyrian Period (circa 1000-612 B.C.)143
Architecture143
Sculpture in the Round152
Relief and Painting156
Applied Arts194
8The Neo-Babylonian Period (circa 612-539 B.C.)201
Pt. 2The Peripheral Regions
9Asia Minor and the Hittites207
Anatolia up to the Middle of the Second Millennium B.C.207
The Hittite Empire (circa 1400-1200 B.C.)215
Architecture215
Sculpture221
10The Levant in the Second Millennium B.C.239
Egyptian Predominance (2000-1800 B.C.) and Babylonian Penetration (1800-1700 B.C.)243
The Mitannian Era (circa 1450-1360 B.C.)248
The Hittite and Ramessid Era (1360-1150 B.C.)262
11Aramaeans and Phoenicians in Syria: North Syrian Art (850-650 B.C.)279
Architecture282
Sculpture290
Phoenician and Syrian Art310
Ivories313
Metalwork322
12The Art of Ancient Persia333
The Luristan Bronzes340
Achaemenian Art348
Notes381
Bibliography413
Supplementary Notes415
Additional Bibliography and Abbreviations441
List of Illustrations463
Index473

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