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Author Curtis, John, 1946-
Title An examination of late Assyrian metalwork [electronic resource] : with special reference to Nimrud / John Curtis ; with an appendix on scientific analysis by Matthew J. Ponting.
Publication Info. Oxford : Oxbow Books, [2013]
Edition 1st edition.
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Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents REVIEW OF THE EVIDENCE -- Nimrud -- Nineveh -- Khorsabad -- Ashur -- Balawat -- Sharif Khan -- Tell Billa -- Tell al Rimah -- Tell Abu Marya -- Sites in the Makhmur Plain -- Assyrian metalwork -- TOOLS AND WEAPONS -- Axes -- Axe-adze -- Adzes -- Pick-axes -- Saws -- Ploughshares -- Sickle-blades -- Hoes -- Knife-blades -- Needles and bodkins -- Wedges -- Miscellaneous tools -- Daggers -- Swords -- Scabbards -- Spearheads -- Spear-butts -- Arrowheads -- Quivers -- Quiver-pin -- Helmets -- Shields -- Armour scales -- FIXTURES AND FITTINGS -- Foundation plaques and bosses -- Miniature symbols -- Model dogs -- Masonry clamps -- Brick-stamps -- Wall-pegs and plaques -- Pivot-casings -- Gate-post caps -- Holdfasts for doors -- Door-lock -- Bronze gate overlay -- Metal overlay for columns -- Bronze overlay for hands of Ishtar -- Ring fixtures -- Movable temple furniture -- Grappling-irons and chains -- Pulley-wheels -- Altar- and throne-bases -- TRIPODS, VESSELS AND WEIGHTS -- Tripods -- Cauldrons and large vessels -- Bowls and other small vessels -- Buckets -- Strainers -- Spoons -- Lamps -- Weights -- FURNITURE AND BOXES -- Complete items of furniture -- Furniture legs and feet -- Furniture finials -- Bronze furniture overlay -- Applied furniture ornaments -- Furniture hinges and connecting rods -- Holdfasts for boxes -- Box hinges -- Box handles -- Decorative plaques for boxes --
HORSE HARNESS AND CHARIOT FITTINGS -- Horse-bits -- Decorative bosses -- Blinker ornaments -- Bronze bells -- Decorative bronze plaques -- Decorative bronze caps -- Bronze nail-studs -- Tubular beads -- Corrugated caps and their fittings -- Torques -- Wire tassel -- Figure-of-eight plaques -- Bronze toggles -- Linch-pins -- Wheel-flange -- PERSONAL ORNAMENTS -- Bracelets -- Anklets -- Finger-rings -- Earrings -- Hair-rings -- Torques -- Fibulae -- Pendants -- Beads -- Moulds -- Garment plaques -- Pins -- Belts -- Belt-buckles -- Mirrors -- Tweezers -- Spatulae -- VARIA -- Mace-heads -- Standards -- Iron ingots -- Statuary -- Cymbals -- THE INDUSTRY -- Organization -- Techniques -- Ore sources -- CONCLUSIONS -- Ironwork -- Bronzework -- Gold, silver and lead -- The introduction of iron -- An indigenous tradition -- Status of Assyrian metalwork -- Historical conclusions -- CATALOGUE -- Tools and weapons -- Fixtures and fittings -- Tripods, vessels and weights -- Furniture and boxes -- Horse harness and chariot fittings -- Personal ornaments -- Varia -- CONCORDANCES -- APPENDIX: Scientific Analysis of Copper Alloy Metalwork from Nimrud / by Matthew J. Ponting -- PLATES.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Assyria -- Antiquities.
Calah (Extinct city)
Metal-work -- Assyria.
Metal-work -- Iraq -- Calah (Extinct city)
Metallurgy -- Assyria.
Metallurgy -- Iraq -- Calah (Extinct city)
Material culture -- Assyria.
Material culture -- Iraq -- Calah (Extinct city)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Assyria.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iraq -- Calah (Extinct city)
Added Author Ponting, Matthew.
Ebooks Corporation
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