By Ann Searight,Julian Reade,Irving Finkel

ISBN-10: 184217312X

ISBN-13: 9781842173121

This catalogue makes to be had greater than six hundred whole or fragmentary stone vessels saved within the British Museum. such a lot of them have been excavated at Nineveh and different significant websites in northern Iraq and Syria, and are awarded the following for the 1st time. they vary in date from prehistory all the way down to the Persian and Hellenistic classes; the majority belong within the 8th and 7th centuries, whilst the close to East lower than Assyrian rule grew more and more cosmopolitan. the gathering contains luxurious goods made for palaces and temples, frequently bearing royal inscriptions, in addition to many perfume-jars, mortars and different vessels for useful use. accommodates large info on fabric tradition, paintings, expertise, fiscal relationships, and social and spiritual practices, and should be utilized by historians, archaeologists, philologists and anthropologists alike.

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