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Luxury and legitimation : royal collecting in ancient Mesopotamia

Luxury and legitimation : royal collecting in ancient Mesopotamia

Author: Allison Karmel Thomason
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Series: Perspectives on collecting.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Utilizing a variety of ancient sources, including cuneiform texts, images and archaeological finds, this book explores how the collecting of luxury objects contributed to the formation of royal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allison Karmel Thomason
ISBN: 9781351921145 1351921142 9781315250137 1315250136 1351921134 9781351921138
OCLC Number: 974642264
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Ch. 1. Theoretical underpinnings : towards a definition of collecting --
ch. 2. Introduction to Mesopotamian society --
ch. 3. Mesopotamian collecting in the third millennium B.C.E. --
ch. 4. Mesopotamian collecting in the second millennium B.C.E. --
ch. 5. Mesopotamian collecting in the first millennium B.C.E. --
ch. 6. Conclusion.
Series Title: Perspectives on collecting.
Responsibility: Allison Karmel Thomason.


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'...this interdisciplinary study is to be welcomed for its methodological insights and fresh perspective.' Antiquity

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