Bronze and iron: Ancient Near Eastern artifacts in the by N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York

By N.Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York

This quantity catalogues for the 1st time greater than 600 bronze and iron gadgets within the division of old close to japanese artwork of The Metropolitan Museum of paintings. each one is illustrated and defined after which mentioned by way of its formal and stylistic features, cultural history, functionality, and chronology. Bibliographic citations current comparative fabric appropriate to every item. a particular function of this catalogue is its association. in the geographical sections the excavated items look first, separated from the unexcavated fabric that's stylistically attributed to a similar region. vast cross-referencing in the catalogue entries relates items that arc officially related, in addition to those who are geographically or culturally linked. The items offered right here were got by way of the Metropolitan Museum over the past century throughout the Museums participation in archaeological excavations, through alternate with different associations, and through buy or gift.
The geographical components they characterize contain a lot of the traditional close to japanese global: Iran, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Syria, Palestine, and Arabia. by way of learning the gadgets and the remark provided during this catalogue, the reader may well discover old cultures and the issues confronting glossy archaeology and scholarship.

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Bronze and iron: Ancient Near Eastern artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This quantity catalogues for the 1st time greater than 600 bronze and iron items within the division of historical close to japanese paintings of The Metropolitan Museum of paintings. every one is illustrated and defined after which mentioned when it comes to its formal and stylistic points, cultural history, functionality, and chronology.

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