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

Other Authors: Cohen, Ada., Kangas, Steven E.
Format: Book
Published: Hanover, N.H. : Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College : University Press of New England, c2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.