The Art Of Ancient Mesopotamia..
Bound in original decorated cloth with black titles in pictorial dust wrapper, which has some edge wear and chips. A little wear to extremities and slight foxing of fore edge, but otherwise a very good copy.
The classical art of the near east.
4to. 8.75 x 10 inches. x + 356 pp.
Illustrated by 164 pages of black and white plates (of which 160 photographic) and by 117 text figures.
An extensively illustrated survey of the art and architecture of ancient Mesopotamia. The author, Anton Moortgat (1897-1977) was a Belgian archaeologist who held the post of Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the Free University of Berlin from 1948 and excavated in Iraq, 1936-37, and led expeditions to Northern Syria from 1955.
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