Assyrian reliefs from the palace of Ashurnasirpal II : a cultural biography /

Other Authors: Cohen, Ada., Kangas, Steven E.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Hanover, N.H. : Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College : c2010.
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245 0 0 |a Assyrian reliefs from the palace of Ashurnasirpal II :  |b a cultural biography /  |c edited by Ada Cohen & Steven E. Kangas. 
260 |a Hanover, N.H. :  |b Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College :  |b University Press of New England,  |c c2010. 
300 |a xviii, 268 p. :  |b ill. (some col.), map ;  |c 27 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a List of illustrations -- Foreword -- Preface -- Ch. 1. "Our Nineveh enterprise" / Ada Cohen and Steven E. Kangas -- Plates -- Ch. 2. The early exploration of Assyria / Julian Reade -- Ch. 3. Archaeology and politics in Iraq : from the British mandate to Saddam Hussein / James F. Goode -- Ch. 4. Assyria in the Bible / Susan Ackerman -- Ch. 5. Decorations, political posters, time capsules, and living gods : the meaning and function of the Assyrian palace carvings in the Hood Museum of Art / Barbara N. Porter -- Ch. 6. "Time and eternity" in the northwest palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud / Mehmet-Ali Ataì -- Ch. 7. Attending the king in the Assyrian reliefs / Paul Collins -- Ch. 8. Banquets, baubles, and bronzes : material comforts in the Neo-Assyrian palaces / Allison Karmel Thomason -- Ch. 9. The Northwest palace in the digital age / Samuel M. Paley with the collaboration of Donald H. Sanders -- Notes -- References -- List of contributors -- Index. 
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650 0 |a Relief (Sculpture), Assyro-Babylonian  |z Iraq  |z Calah (Extinct city) 
600 0 0 |a Ashurnasirpal  |b II,  |c King of Assyria,  |d fl. 885-860 B.C.  |x Homes and haunts  |z Iraq  |z Calah (Extinct city) 
650 0 |a Excavations (Archaeology)  |z Iraq  |z Calah (Extinct city) 
651 0 |a Assyria  |x Antiquities. 
700 1 |a Cohen, Ada. 
700 1 |a Kangas, Steven E. 
994 |a 92  |b PVU 
852 0 |b MAIN  |h NB80  |i .A699 2010