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Assyria to Iberia
at the Dawn of the Classical Age

Joan Aruz, Sarah Graff, and Yelena Rakic

This comprehensive book explores the spectacular art of the first millennium B.C. from the Near East to Western Europe. This was the world of Odysseus, in which trade proliferated with Phoenician merchants; of King Midas, whose tomb was adorned with treasures; and of the Bible, whose stories are illuminated by recent artistic and archeological discoveries. It was also a time of rich cultural exchange across the Mediterranean and Near East as diverse populations interacted through trade, travel, and migration. 

Assyria to Iberia showcases masterpieces that reflect the cultural encounters of this era. Stunning details convey the beauty and significance of more than 300 objects drawn from collections around the glob...


2014   448 pp.  446 color illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300208085  $65.00 sc

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