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Assyrian Reliefs from the Palace of Ashurnasirpal II
A Cultural Biography
Ada Cohen, ed.; Steven E. Kangas, ed.

University Press of New England



Contents

• List of Illustrations
• Foreword
• Preface
• "Our Nineveh Enterprise" – Ada Cohen and Steven E. Kangas
• PLATES
• The Early Exploration of Assyria – Julian Reade
• Archaeology and Politics in Iraq
• From the British Mandate to Saddam Hussein – James F. Goode
• Assyria in the Bible – Susan Ackerman
• Decorations, Political Posters, Time Capsules, and Living Gods
• The Meaning and Function of the Assyrian Palace Carvings in the Hood Museum of Art – Barbara N. Porter
• "Time and Eternity" in the Northwest Palace of Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud – Mehmet-Ali Ataç
• Attending the King in the Assyrian Reliefs – Paul Collins
• Banquets, Baubles, and Bronzes
• Material Comforts in the Neo-Assyrian Palaces – Allison Karmel Thomason
• The Northwest Palace in the Digital Age – Samuel M. Paley with the collaboration of Donald H. Sanders
• Notes
• References
• List of Contributors
• Index     

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