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Pictorial Narrative in Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Studies in the History of Art, Volume 16)

by Kessler, Herbert L; Simpson, Marianna Shreve

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1985
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National Gallery of Art, 1985. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Rubbed cover, like new internally. This is a publication by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), the National Gallery's research institute. Illustrated. Nine essays, representing widely different fields, address the visual aspects of narrative art from various cultures. Authors include Elizabeth L. Meyers,… Read more
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Ephesus: The Metropolis of the Antique Age

by Cimrin, Huseyin

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1998
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Uney Books, 1998. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked text. Beautiful color plates. Map. Ephesus was an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, three kilometers southwest of present-day Sel
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The Penguin Atlas of Ancient History

by McEvedy, Colin

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Published
1980
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9780140708325
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A Penguin Book, 1980. Paperback. Very good. Unmarked text. Some edge wear and a crease on the corner of the back cover. Illustrates in a chronological series of maps, the evolution and flux of races in Europe, the Mediterranean area, and the Near East. From 50,000 BC to the fourth century AD. Maps devised by the author and… Read more
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Egyptian Myth and Legend

by Mackenzie, Donald A

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Published
1978
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9780517259122
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New York: Bell Publishing Co, 1978. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Unmarked. Dust jacket protected by clear, archival mylar cover. 38 illustrations, including 8 in full color. Comprehensive volume on the myths and legends of ancient Egypt. With historical narrative notes on race problems, comparative beliefs, and more. 404p.
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Alexander The Great: An Illustrated Military History

by Rodgers, Nigel

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2012
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9781844768219
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Anness Publishing, 2012. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated in color. This magnificent illustrated military history of Alexander The Great: covering the rise of Macedonia, the battles, campaigns and tactics of Alexander, and the collapse of his vast empire after his early death, all depicted in more than 250 pictures. 128p. Index. Measures 9x12 includes. Alexander III of Macedon… Read more
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Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 44, January 1985, Number 1)

by Biggs, Robert D. (editor)

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1985
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University of Chicago Press, 1985. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. A few "X's" in the books received section. B/W illustrations and a map. Articles include "Islamic Civilization and the Legend of Political Failure" by Christie Hess Andrew, "The Cult of Aserah / Elat at Sidon" by John Wilson Betlyon, "Mernaptah's Israel" by W. W. Ahlstrom and D. Edelman, and… Read more
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Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 30, October 1971, No. 4)

by Seele, Keith C (editor)

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1971
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University of Chicago Press, 1971. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. "X" mark in the table of contents. Some age tanning on edges. B/W illustrations throughout. Articles include "Documents concerning a cult of Arsinoe Philadelphos at Memphis" by Jan Quaegebeur, "Radiocarbon Chronology for Egypt and North Africa" by Robin M. Derricourt, "Mesopotamian Elements in the Middle Bronze II Culture of… Read more
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Tlalocan: A Journal of Source Materials on the Native Cultures of Mexico (Vol III, No 3, 1952)

by Bernal, Ignacio (editor)

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1952
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La Casa de Tlaloc, 1952. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. Black marker line on cover. Text in English and Spanish. Volume III, Number 3, 1952. Articles on The Mason: A Zoque text, Serpent Numbers, Hieroglyphics of the Lunar Table, and more. Contributors include W. Ray Harrison, Ignacio Bernal, Byron McAfee, and others. Tlalocan is described in several Aztec codices as… Read more
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Egyptian Wall Paintings: From Tombs and Temples (Mentor-UNESCO Art Book)

by Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane

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1962
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Mentor, 1962. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Mentor-UNESCO Art Book, MQ457. Beautifully illustrated with full-page and double page reproductions. Introduction by Christiane Desroches-Noblecourt. Discusses conventions, interpretations, techniques, composition, and the use of color. Bibliography.
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The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection

by Coates, Victoria C. Gardner; Lapatin, Kenneth Lapatin; Seydl, Jon L

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2012
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9781606061152
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Getty Publications, 2012. Hardcover. Like New/as new. Factory sealed. This lavishly illustrated volume--featuring the works of artists such as Piranesi, Fragonard, Kaufmann, Ingres, Chasseriau, and Alma-Tadema, as well as Duchamp, Dali, Rothko, Rauschenberg, and Warhol--surveys the legacy of Pompeii in the modern imagination under the three overarching rubrics of decadence, apocalypse, and resurrection. 264p. Illustrated in black/white and… Read more
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Treasures from the Holy Land: Ancient Art from the Israel Museum

by Dever, William G.; Tadmor, Miriam; Israeli, Yael

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Published
1986
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9780870994715
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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated in color and black/white. Maps. Objects range from prehistory to the Dead Sea Scrolls. Chronology. Schematic drawings of seal impressions. Bibliography. 280p.
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Caesar: Politician and Statesman

by Gelzer, Matthias

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Published
1968
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9780674090019
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Harvard University Press, 1968. Paperback. Good. Unmarked. A few dog-eared pages and a corner crease on cover. Map. Genealogical table. Chronology of Caesar's life. Analytical index of names. Translated by Peter Needham. Based on abundant source materials primarily the writings of Caesar and his contemporaries this portrait renders Caesar in heroic proportions, destined and determined from the beginning… Read more
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Teotihuacan: City of the Gods (Ciudad de los Dioses)

by Valades, Adrian Garcia

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Published
1989
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9789684980013
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GV Editores, 1989. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Text in English. Foldout map attached inside cover. Color and black/white images. Bibliography. Measures 8.5x8.25 inches. 64p. Twenty-third edition.
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The Rosetta Stone

by Budge, Ernest Alfred Wallis

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1961
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British Museum, 1961. Booklet (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Originally published in 1922, and revised in 1950, this is the 1961 reprint. Measures 9.75x12 inches. Reproduces the stone and cartouche examples that were used to decipher the stone. 8p.
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Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 42, April 1983, No. 2)

by Biggs, Robert D. (editor)

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1983
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University of Chicago Press, 1983. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Includes "Structuralist Interpretations of Pre-Islamic Poetry: Critique and New Directions" by Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych, "Omen Texts Concerning Lesser Known Parts of the Lungs" by Ivan Starr, "Wall Paintings from Dur Kurigalzu" by Yoko Tomabechi, "Parallels between the Gilgamesh Epic and Plato's Symposium" by George F. Held, and Book… Read more
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Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Vol 43, April 1984, No 2)

by Biggs, Robert D. (editor)

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1984
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University of Chicago Press, 1984. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Illustrated. Articles include "You Can't offer your sacrifice and Eat it too: A polemical poem from the Aramaic text in Demotic Script" by Steiner and Nims, "New Evidence for the History of Astrology" by Rochberg-Halton, "The Travels of the Ark: A Religio-Political Composition" by Ahlstrom, "A Marriage Deed from… Read more
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Dawn of Egyptian Art

by Patch, Diana Craig

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2012
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9780300179521
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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. Hardcover. Like New/as new. Unmarked. Factory Sealed. 228p. Catalogs the rare and ancient images of people, animals, and landscapes made by the Egyptians who lived prior to the age of the pharaohs, when the formal conventions of Egyptian art had not yet fully evolved. Comprehensive texts explore the origins and early development of… Read more
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The Book and the Spade (April 13 - May 4, 1975)

by The Wisconsin Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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1975
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The Wisconsin Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1975. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Good. Unmarked booklet for April 13-May 4, 1975 exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Studies. Sun faded spine. Maps. Black and white images throughout. Bibliography. 48p. The exhibition gathered together artifacts from ancient Biblical sites and attempted to show the… Read more
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The British Museum Expedition to Hagr Edfu 2010: Conservation through Documentation Project

by O'Connell, E. R

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2010
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American Research Center in Egypt, 2010. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). Very Good. Unmarked. Bulletin of the American Research Center in Egypt, Number 197, Fall 2010. Illustrated. 47p. Illustrated throughout. Measures 8.5x11 inches. The expedition took place between 30 January and 4 March 2010. Work was continued at the sites of Elkab and Hagr Edfu, the tombs of Sobeknakht and… Read more
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How Djadja-Em-Ankh Saved the Day A Tale from Ancient Egypt

by Lise, Manniche

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Published
1977
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9780690012804
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Thomas Y. Crowell, 1977. Paperback. Good. Ex-library, with a stamp on the inside of the book's cover page. Unpaginated book in stiff card slipcase that unfolds accordion style. Translated from the original hieratic, with illustrations and commentary by Lise Manniche. Measures 11x7.75 inches.
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