Egypt and the Ancient Near East
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987 - 158 páginas
From Neo-Assyrian winged lions of the 9th century BC to the stunning silver head of a 4th-century AD Sasanian king, this beautifully photographed book from the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores the art of Egypt and the Near East through close examinations of 118 outstanding pieces, illustrated with large color plates. -- Provided by publisher.
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Achaemenid Akhenaton Akkadian alabaster Amenhotpe Amun Anatolia ancient Near East animal artistic Assurnasirpal Assyrian B.C. Gold B.C. Limestone B.C. Painted Babylon Babylonian bird Bronze bull carnelian carved century B.C. coffin culture cylinder seals decorated Deir el Bahri deities detail divine Dynasty 18 Eastern Egypt Egyptian art Elamite Empire excavations eyes faience figure Fletcher Fund funerary Gerzean goddess Greek Gudea Harkness Gift Hatshepsut head headdress hieroglyphs Hittite Horus inlaid inscription Intermediate Period Iran Iranian ivory king late limestone lion Mesopotamia modeled monuments motif Namazga Neo-Assyrian Nimrud Norbert Schimmel northern objects Old Kingdom Painted limestone palace papyrus Parthian pharaoh plaque Plate portrayed Purchase Ramesses IV reign relief rhyton ritual Rogers Fund royal rulers Sasanian sculpture second millennium B.C. Senwosret Senwosret III silver southern Mesopotamia stag statue stela stone style stylistic stylized Sumerian Susa symbol Syria temple Tepe texts Thebes tomb traditions Tutankhamun Tuthmosis Tuthmosis III Valley vessel western