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Assyrian stone vessels and related material in the British Museum

Ann Searight

Assyrian stone vessels and related material in the British Museum

by Ann Searight

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Published by Oxbow Books, David Brown Book Co. in Oxford, Oakville, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British Museum -- Catalogs.,
  • Stone vases -- Assyria -- Catalogs.,
  • Assyria -- Antiquities -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [125]-132).

    Statementby Ann Searight, Julian Reade and Irving Finkel ; with contributions by Kenneth Kitchen, Marcel Marée and Shahrokh Razmjou.
    GenreCatalogs.
    ContributionsReade, Julian., Finkel, Irving L., British Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS69.L6 B77 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 132, 68 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22680334M
    ISBN 10184217312X
    ISBN 109781842173121
    LC Control Number2008300595

      The Assyrians were people who lived more than years ago in the Middle East, occupying the north of the current country of Iraq. This region was known from ancient times as Mesopotamia. The. Background. The Assyrian empire has been described as the "first military power in history". Mesopotamia was the site of some of the earliest recorded battles in history. In fact, the first recorded battle was between the forces of Lagash and Umma c. BC. Like many Mesopotamian records, it contains elements of fiction.

    The majority of Assyrian material in the British Museum was excavated in northern Iraq, chiefly in the Assyrian capital cities, Nimrud and Nineveh. As well as magnificent carved reliefs and sculptures, the exhibition displays smaller objects which convey both domestic and ritual life in ancient Assyria. Largely funded by the British Museum, he discovered the remains of many palaces of the ninth and eighth centuries B.C. built by kings over the years when Nimrud was the capital of Assyria. Between and , Layard, with the help of an assistant, Hormuzd Rassam (–), and hundreds of workers, revealed the huge mud-brick palace.

    Finkel, Irving L. Finkel, Irving L., Finkel, Irving Irving Finkel archaeologist Finkel, Irving Leonard, VIAF ID: (Personal).   A rare Assyrian stone relief has been sold in New York for the record-breaking price of $31 million, destroying the previous highest selling price for a piece of Assyrian art. Museums and collectors from all over the world engaged in a bidding war for this rare work of art resulting in tripling the estimated sale price of $10 million.


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This catalogue makes available more than complete or fragmentary stone vessels kept in the British Museum. Most of them were excavated at Nineveh and other major sites in northern Iraq and Syria, Read more. Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museum by Ann Searight,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Most of them were excavated at Nineveh and other major sites in northern Iraq and Syria, and are presented here for the first time. Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museum provides a welcome treatment of a poorly known corpus of material, with a core focus on some Late Assyrian stone vessels, as well as some regionally or chronologically related material.

The links between the former (coherent) corpus and the latter odds and ends is sometimes a. Recent Studies of Ground Stone Artifacts (, Rowan, Y.M. and Ebeling, J.R. eds.) and Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museum (, Searight, A., Reade, J.

and Finkel. The Assyrian sculptures at the British Museum largely remain today where they were first installed over years ago. Discover more about Assyria and its last great king in the BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria (8 November – 24 February ).

New Approaches to Old Stones. Recent Studies of Ground Stone Artifacts (Rowan and Ebeling eds.) and Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museum (). Davide Nadali,Review of A.

Searight, J. Reade and I. Finkel, Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museum, Oxbow Books Ed., Oxford   A fragment of a clay tablet.

Photograph: British Museum/PA About objects will be in the show, including painted glazed bricks, enormous stone sculptures, rare. Buy Assyrian Sculpture: Second Edition by Professor Julian Reade, British Museum Press online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at.

Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museum Starting at $ Subscribe now for vouchers, newsletters, and more. Reviews of New Approaches to Old Stones.

Recent Studies of Ground Stone Artifacts (, Rowan, Y.M. and Ebeling, J.R. eds.) and Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related. The Tomb is an elaborate, richly decorated cast-iron coffin-ship – a vessel weighted with the freight of Perry’s imagination and an eloquent testament to the countless unnamed skilled individuals, men and women, who have made the beautiful wonders of history found in the British Museum today.

We hope to display the work in R next to. As well as numerous miscellaneous items noted in the process of editorial work on PNA, the updates presented here include material collected from the following publications so far: ASV Searight, A., J.

Reade and I. Finkel Assyrian Stone Vessels and Related Material in the British Museum. Oxford: Oxbow Books. BATSH 6 Radner, K. This catalogue makes available more than complete or fragmentary stone vessels kept in the British Museum. Most of them were excavated at Nineveh and other major sites in northern Iraq and Syria, and are presented here for the first time.

Assyrian sculpture is the sculpture of the ancient Assyrian states, especially the Neo-Assyrian Empire of to BC, which ruled modern Iraq, Syria, and much of forms a phase of the art of Mesopotamia, differing in particular because of its much greater use of stone and gypsum alabaster for large sculpture.

Much the best-known works are the huge lamassu guarding entrance ways, and. The Assyrian collection of the British Museum is one of the best in the world.

This guide to the collection, and to the Assyrian world in general, was first published in and is now available again. The famous carved stone reliefs from the Assyrian palaces at Nimrud and Nineveh, along with cuneiform clay tablets and an array of small finds, provide the basis for this thematic discussion.

Ann Searight - Julian Re ade - Irving Finkel, Assyrian Stone Vessels and related material in the British Museums. With contributions by Kenneth Kitchen, Marcel Marée and Shahrokh Razmjou.

Oxford, Oxbow Books, vin p., frontispiece, 68 pl. 21,5 x 30,4. £ This volume collects inventory numbers of stone vessels, some complete.

For almost three centuries, until BC, the small kingdom of Assyria dominated the Middle East, its empire at one point extending from Iran to Egypt. The story of those years - the triumphs of the Assyrian kings in war and peace, their exploits in the hunting field, and the gods who watched over them - were recorded in stone on the walls of a.A detail of one ancient Assyrian stone panel carving (BC) showing archers attacking the town of Lachish near Jerusalem, in the British Museum, on 11th Aprilin London, England.

The relief was created for the walls of the great palace of the Assyrian king, Sennacherib, in Nineveh.Julian Reade is the author of Assyrian Sculpture ( avg rating, 22 ratings, 5 reviews, published ), Mesopotamia ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 3 re /5(8).