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

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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

Acknowledgements 9(2)
Introduction 11(4)
Map of Ancient Near East
14 and 15(2)
Part One: Mesopotamia 17(190)
1 The Emergence of Sumerian Art: The Protoliterate Period (circa 3500-3000 B.C.)
17(22)
Introduction
17(1)
Architecture
18(6)
Applied Sculpture and Relief
24(7)
Sculpture in the Round
31(2)
Commemorative Relief
33(2)
Cylinder Seals
35(4)
2 The Early Dynastic Period (circa 3000-2340 B.C.)
39(44)
Introduction
39(3)
Architecture
42(3)
Sculpture in the Round
45(21)
Engraving and Relief
66(11)
Glyptic Art
77(6)
3 The Akkadian Period (2340-2180 B.C.)
83(10)
4 The Neo-Sumerian Period (2125-2025 B.C.) and the Period of Isin, Larsa, and Babylon (2025-1594 B.C.)
93(34)
Lagash
93(8)
The Third Dynasty of Ur
101(6)
The Isin-Larsa Period
107(12)
Hammurabi of Babylon
119(8)
5 The Art of the Kassite Dynasty (circa 1600-1100 B.C.)
127(4)
6 The Beginnings of Assyrian Art (circa 1350-1000 B.C.)
131(12)
7 The Late Assyrian Period (circa 1000-612 B.C.)
143(58)
Architecture
143(9)
Sculpture in the Round
152(4)
Relief and Painting
156(38)
Applied Arts
194(7)
8. The Neo-Babylonian Period (circa 612-539 B.C.)
201(6)
Part Two: The Peripheral Regions 207(174)
9. Asia Minor and the Hittites
207(32)
Introduction
207(1)
Anatolia up to the Middle of the Second Millennium B.C.
207(8)
The Hittite Empire (circa 1400-1200 B.C.)
215(24)
Architecture
215(6)
Sculpture
221(18)
10. The Levant in the Second Millennium B.C.
239(40)
Introduction
239(4)
Egyptian Predominance (2000-1800 B.C.) and Babylonian Penetration (1800-1700 B.C.)
243(5)
The Mitannian Era (circa 1450-1360 B.C.)
248(14)
The Hittite and Ramessid Era (1360-1150 B.C.)
262(17)
II. Aramaeans and Phoenicians in Syria: North Syrian Art (850-650 B.C.)
279(54)
Introduction
279(3)
Architecture
282(8)
Sculpture
290(20)
Pheonician and Syrian Art
310(3)
Ivories
313(9)
Metalwork
322(11)
12 The Art of Ancient Persia
333(48)
Introduction
333(7)
The Luristan Bronzes
340(8)
Achaemenian Art
348(33)
Introduction
348(2)
Architecture
350(13)
Sculpture
363(18)
Notes 381(32)
Bibliography 413(2)
Supplementary Notes 415(26)
Additional Bibliography and Abbreviations 441(22)
List of Illustrations
463(10)
Index 473

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