Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Ornamental Wall Painting In The Art Of The Assyrian Empire (Cuneiform Monographs) [Hardcover]

By Pauline Albenda (Author)
Our Price $ 118.30  
Retail Value $ 169.00  
You Save $ 50.70  (30%)  
Item Number 194879  
Buy New $118.30
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Ornamental Wall Painting In The Art Of The Assyrian Empire (Cuneiform Monographs) by Pauline Albenda...

This study brings together the archaeological record and the pictorial documentation of ornamental wall painting produced in Assyria, from the thirteenth to the seventh centuries B.C. Nimrud, Khorsabad, Til Barsip, and Tell Sheikh Hamad, are among the ancient sites where impressive wall paintings were discovered; unfortunately most of these discoveries now exist in drawings and photographs only. Ornamental wall painting created a colorful and meaningful visual impact to the rooms of residences belonging to the Assyrian kings. The assembled material demonstrates that the polychrome and black-and-white decorated bands of geometric, floral, figural, and animal motifs were arranged into a variety of formulaic designs. Particular attention is given to the changing trends in the selection and combination of motifs, some of which had symbolic meaning. The chronology of the wall paintings at Til Barsip and the accompanying discussion of textile patterns are of special interest to the art historian. This book illustrates the ornamental wall paintings as recorded in the excavation reports.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Pages   148
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.9" Width: 6.4" Height: 0.6"
Weight:   1 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jan 30, 2005
Publisher   Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN  9004141545  
ISBN13  9789004141544  

Availability  0 units.

More About Pauline Albenda

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art History
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > General
3Books > Subjects > History > Ancient > Assyria, Babylonia & Sumer
4Books > Subjects > History > Ancient > General
5Books > Subjects > History > Middle East > Iraq
6Books > Subjects > History > World > General
7Books > Subjects > History > World
8Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Interior Design > General
9Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Interior Design
10Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Interior Design > General
11Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Interior Design

Reviews - What do customers think about Ornamental Wall Painting In The Art Of The Assyrian Empire (Cuneiform Monographs)?

Be the first to write a review about Ornamental Wall Painting In The Art Of The Assyrian Empire (Cuneiform Monographs)

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Ornamental Wall Painting In The Art Of The Assyrian Empire (Cuneiform Monographs)

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy