Archaeology, Artifacts and Antiquities of the Ancient Near East: Sites, Cultures, and Proveniences

Archaeology, Artifacts and Antiquities of the Ancient Near East: Sites, Cultures, and Proveniences

by Oscar White Muscarella


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004236660
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/15/2013
Series: Culture and History of the Ancient Near East , #62
Pages: 1090
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Oscar White Muscarella Ph.D. (1965), University of Pennsylvania, taught history at The City College of New York (1960-1964) and worked in the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1964-2009). He has published over 175 books, articles, and reviews.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Sites and Excavations
1. The Tumuli at Sé Girdan: A Preliminary Report
2. The Tumuli at Sé Girdan: Second Report
3. The Chronology and Culture of Sé Girdan: Phase III
4. Qalatgah: An Urartian Site in Northwestern Iran
5. Excavations at Agrab Tepe, Iran
6. The Iron Age at Dinkha Tepe, Iran
7. Warfare at Hasanlu in the Late 9th Century B.C.
8. The Hasanlu Lion Pins Again
9. The Excavation of Hasanlu: An Archaeological Evaluation
10. The Iranian Iron III Chronology at Muweilah in the Emirate of Sharjah
11. The Location of Ulhu and Uiše in Sargon II’s Eighth Campaign, 714 B.C.
12. Surkh Dum at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Mini-Report
13. Northwest Iran: Bronze Age to Iron Age
14. Jiroft and ‘Jiroft – Aratta’
15. Sargon II’s Eighth Campaign: An Introduction and Overview
16. King Midas’ Tumulus at Gordion
17. The Iron Age Background to the Formation of the Phrygian State
18. The Date of the Destruction of the Early Phrygian Period at Gordion
19. Again Gordion’s Early Phrygian Destruction Date: ca. 715 +/- B.C.
20. Urartian Metal Artifacts: An Archaeological Review
Part 2: Artifacts, Cultures, Forgeries, and Provenience
21. The Archaeological Evidence for Relations between Greece and Iran in the First Millennium B.C.
22. Urartian Bells and Samos
23. King Midas of Phrygia and the Greeks
24. Greek and Oriental Cauldron Attachments: A Review
25. Fibulae Represented on Sculpture
26. Phrygian or Lydian?
27. Fibulae and Chronology, Marlik and Assur
28. Parasols in the Ancient Near East
29. The Pope and the Bitter Fanatic
30. The Antiquities Trade and the Destruction of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures
31. The Fifth Column within the Archaeological Realm: The Great Divide
32. Bazaar Archaeology
33. Excavated in the Bazaar: Ashurbanipal’s Beaker
34. Von Bissing’s Memphis Stela: A Product of Cultural Transfer?
35. Gudea or Not Gudea in New York and Detroit: Ancient or Modern?
36 The Veracity of ‘Scientific’ Testing by Conservators
37. ‘Ziwiye’ and Ziwiye: The Forgery of a Provenience
38. Median Art and Medizing Scholarship
39. Modern Constructions of the Oxus Treasures: Forgeries of Provenience and Ancient Culture
40. Excavated and Unexcavated Achaemenian Art

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