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ART 2012
  Ancient and Middle Eastern Art  

Dawn of Egyptian Art


With illustrations of more than 170 fascinating objects, this groundbreaking exploration of the origins of Egyptian art and motifs includes rare and ancient images of people, animals, and landscapes.

2012   288 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300179521
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The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp
The Persian Book of Kings



All 258 illuminated pages from the most renowned version of the Persian masterpiece, the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp, are reproduced in this sumptuous publication.

2011   288 pp.   -   Hardcover with Slipcase ISBN: 9780300175868
$200.00

Hardcover with Slipcase ISBN: 9780300179422
$500.00


Byzantium and Islam
Age of Transition



A comprehensive investigation of the extraordinary art and material culture of the southern provinces of the Byzantine Empire during the momentous period from the 7th to the 9th century.

2012   352 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300179507
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Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in The Metropolitan Museum of Art


This beautiful book provides a comprehensive study of Islamic art that reflects the diversity and range of Islamic culture, based on the Metropolitan Museum's world-renowned collection.

2011   448 pp.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300175851
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And Diverse Are Their Hues
Color in Islamic Art and Culture



A vividly illustrated volume, this book presents the latest scholarship on the role of color in Islamic art across several regions and from medieval to modern times, highlighting its use in carpets, tiles, manuscripts, buildings, and gardens.

The Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art
2011   408 pp.
Cloth ISBN: 9780300175721
$85.00
 
Afghanistan
Forging Civilizations along the Silk Road



The long, rich, and diverse history of ancient Afghanistan is seen with fresh perspective through materials from key sites along important trading corridors.

2012   144 pp.   -   PB-with Flaps ISBN: 9780300179545
$35.00


OTHER SECTIONS IN OUR ART 2012 CATALOG:


Modern and Contemporary Art
American and Latin American Art
British Art
European Art
Asian and Southeastern Asian Art
African and Oceanic Art
General Art History
Architecture and Landscape
Design and Fashion