Egypt & Near East

An Examination of Late Assyrian Metalwork
Although the Assyrian kingdom that dominated the Ancient Near East between the ninth and seventh centuries BC had a rich material culture, attested particularly by the distinctive stone wall reliefs and colossal gateway figures, practically nothing is known about Assyrian metalwork.
Nishapur Revisited

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Nishapur in eastern Iran was an important Silk Road city, its position providing links to central Asia and China, Afghanistan and India, the Persian Gulf and the west. This volume examines findings from the Irano–French archaeological mission at Nishapur (2004–07), presenting the stratigraphy and site pottery.
Textile Production and Consumption in the Ancient Near East

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Textile production was a key part of all ancient societies, and the Ancient Near East stands out in this respect, in terms of raw materials, line of production, and distribution. This volume describes the developments and changes from household to standardised, industrialised and centralised productions which took place in this region.
Living the Lunar Calendar
Lunar calendars suffer from an inherent uncertainty in the length of each month and the number of months in the year. Variable atmospheric conditions, weather and the acuity of the eye of an observer mean that the first sighting of the new moon crescent can never be known in advance.

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