Art and Empire


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Author  J. E., and Reade, J. E. (Joint Editors) Curtis
Publisher  Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publication Date   October 18, 1995
ISBN  0870997386

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A catalog, from two exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, that describes and illustrates the British Museum's extraordinary collection of Assyrian carved reliefs from the palaces of the Assyrian kings at Nimrud and Nineveh in northern Mesopotamia, which date from the ninth to the seventh centuries B.C. Numerous small objects provide a broader picture of life in Assyria. Includes 224 illustrations, 200 in color. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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