Art of the first cities : the third millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus

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  • Creator edited by Joan Aruz with Ronald Wallenfels
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, 2003.
  • Physical Details
    • xxiv, 540 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm
  • ISBNs 9781588390431, 1588390438, 9781588390448, 1588390446, 9780300098839, 0300098839
  • OCLC ocm51752677

Notes

  • Catalog of an exhibition being held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 8 to Aug. 17, 2003.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-523) and index.

Contents

  • Director's Foreword / Philippe de Montebello -- Acknowledgments / Mahrukh Tarapor -- Acknowledgments / Joan Aruz -- Art of the First Cities: The Third Millennium B.C. from the Mediterranean to the Indus / Joan Aruz -- Uruk and the Formation of the City / Hans J. Nissen -- Art of the Early City-States / Donald P. Hansen -- The Proto-Elamite Period / Holly Pittman -- Fara / Joachim Marzahn -- Excavations in the Diyala Region / Karen L. Wilson -- Stone Sculpture Production / Jean-Francois de Laperouse -- Nippur / Jean M. Evans -- Tello (Ancient Girsu) / Beatrice Andre-Salvini -- Metalworking Techniques / Jean-Francois de Laperouse -- Al Ubaid / Paul Collins -- Kish / Paul Collins -- The Royal Tombs of Ur / Julian Reade -- The Tomb of Puabi / Paul Collins -- The Great Death Pit at Ur / Julian Reade -- Mari and the Syro-Mesopotamian World / Jean-Claude Margueron -- The Treasure of Ur from Mari / Nadja Cholidis -- Ebla and the Early Urbanization of Syria / Paolo Matthiae -- Tell Umm el-Marra / Glenn M. Schwartz -- Tell Banat / Anne Porter and Thomas McClellan -- Art of the Akkadian Dynasty / Donald P. Hansen -- Lost-Wax Casting / Jean-Francois de Laperouse -- Tell Mozan (Ancient Urkesh) / Georgio Buccellati and Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati -- Tell Brak in the Akkadian Period / Jean M. Evans -- Art and Interconnections in the Third Millennium B.C. / Joan Aruz -- Egypt and the Near East in the Third Millennium B.C. / James P. Allen -- The Aegean and Western Anatolia: Social Forms and Cultural Relationships / Claus Reinholdt -- The Early Bronze Age Jewelry Hoard from Kolonna, Aigina / Claus Reinholdt -- Troy / Eleni Drakaki -- Poliochni and the Civilization of the Northeastern Aegean / Lena Papazoglou-Manioudaki -- The Central Anatolian Plateau: The Tombs of Alaca Hoyuk / Oscar White Muscarella -- The North Caucasus / Elena Izbitser -- The Maikop (Oshad) Kurgan / Yuri Piotrovsky -- Novosvobodnaya / Yuri Piotrovsky -- Susa: Beyond the Zagros Mountains / Paul Collins -- The Gulf: Dilmun and Magan / D. T. Potts -- Copper Alloys and Metal Sources / Jean-Francois de Laperouse -- Tell Abraq / Paul Collins -- The Island of Tarut / Paul Collins -- "Intercultural Style" Carved Chlorite Objects / Joan Aruz -- Pathways across Eurasia / Maurizio Tosi and C. C. Lamberg-Karlovsky -- Altyn-depe / Yuri Piotrovsky -- Gonur-depe / Elisabetta Valtz Fino -- The Indus Civilization / Jonathan Mark Kenoyer -- Baluchistan / Paul Collins -- Cities of the Indus Valley / Paul Collins -- Beads of the Indus Valley / Jonathan Mark Kenoyer -- Approaching the Divine: Mesopotamian Art at the End of the Third Millennium B.C. / Jean M. Evans -- The Rediscovery of Gudea Statuary in the Hellenistic Period / Beatrice Andre-Slavini -- The Earliest Scholastic Tradition / Piotr Michalowski -- Uruk and the World of Gilgamesh / Beate Salje -- The Mesopotamian Legacy: Origins of the Genesis Tradition / Ira Spar -- App. Problems of Third-Millennium-B.C. Chronology / Julian Reade
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