Ancient Ivory

Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire


An informative and beautifully produced guide to the Nimrud Ivories, one of the world’s most spectacular collections of ancient ivory, now largely lost as a result of conflict in the Middle East.


ISBN: 9780500051917 Category:

Georgina Herrmann

Additional information

Weight 1324 g
Dimensions 22.4 x 28.8 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 September 2017
Number of pages 208
Format Hardback
Dimensions 22.4 x 28.8 cm
Weight 1324 g
Georgina Herrmann is Honorary Professor and Emeritus Reader in Near Eastern Studies at University College London, specializing in the ivories from the Assyrian capital Nimrud. For a decade she directed the archaeological excavations at Merv, Turkmenistan, a series of medieval settlements on the Silk Road, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.