Ancient Ivory

Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

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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.

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ISBN: 9780500051917 Category:

Georgina Herrmann

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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.