By P. R. S. Moorey
This is often the 1st systematic try and survey intimately the archaeological facts for the crafts and craftsmanship of the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians in old Mesopotamia (c. 8000-300 BC). P.R.S. Moorey reports in short the textual proof, and is going directly to research intimately quite a lot of crafts and fabrics: stones, either universal and decorative, animal items, ceramics, glazed fabrics and glass, metals, and development fabrics. With a accomplished bibliography, this generously illustrated quantity might be a key paintings of reference for archaeologists and people attracted to the early historical past of crafts and expertise, in addition to for experts within the historic close to East.
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STONE VESSEL MANUFACTURE 36 37 THE STONEWORKING CRAFTS: THE COMMON STONES (Robins 1990: 116). Robins (1987-8) has pointed out that Azarpay's (et al. 1987) interpretation of the proportions of the archers depicted in glazed brick at Susa in the Achaemenid period and those of the statue of Darius I, also found there but made in Egypt according to the inscription, cannot be sustained as a correct assessment, leaving the question of the canon of ProM portion used by the Achaemenids still open (d. ).
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