Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)
Library,Documentation and Information Science Division

“A research journal serves that narrow

borderland which separates the known from the unknown”

-P.C.Mahalanobis


Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Ancient Near Eastern art in context [electronic resource] : studies in honor of Irene J. Winter / by her students ; edited by Jack Cheng, Marian H. Feldman.

Contributor(s): Winter, Irene | Cheng, Jack | Feldman, Marian H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Culture and history of the ancient Near East: v. 26.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007Description: 1 online resource (xii, 521 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047420859 (electronic bk.); 9047420853 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Art, Ancient -- Middle East | Winter, Irene J | ART -- History -- General | Arte antiga -- Oriente m�edio | Winter, Irene (Kunsthistorikerin) | Kunst | Alter OrientGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ancient Near Eastern art in context.DDC classification: 709.39/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Jack Cheng, Marian H. Feldman -- Personal perspective on Irene Winter's scholarly career / John M. Russell -- Picturing the past, teaching the future / Michelle I. Marcus -- Note on the Nahal Mishmar "crowns" / Irit Ziffer -- Upright stones and building narratives: formation of a shared architectural practice in the ancient Near East / �Om�ur Harman�sah Blurring the edges: a reconsideration of the treatment of enemies in Ashurbanipal's reliefs / Stephanie Reed -- Assyrian royal monuments on the periphery: ritual and the making of imperial space / Ann Shafer -- Godlike semblance of a king: the case of Sennacherib's rock reliefs / Tallay Ornan -- Ceremony and kingship at Carchemish / Elif Denel -- Temple and the king: Urartian ritual spaces and their role in royal ideology / Tu�gba Tanyeri-Erdemir -- Workmanship as ideological tool in the monumental hunt reliefs of Assurbanipal / J�ulide Aker -- Darius I and the heroes of Akkad: affect and agency in the Bisitun relief / Marian H. Feldman -- Melammu as divine epiphany and usurped entity / Mehmet-Ali Ata�c
Between human and divine: high priestesses in images from the Akkad to the Isin-Larsa period / Claudia E. Suter -- Shulgi-simti and the representation of women in historical sources / T.M. Sharlach -- Lead inlays of Tukulti-Ninurta I: pornography as imperial strategy / Julia Assante -- Barley as a key symbol in early Mesopotamia / Andrew C. Cohen -- Biblical m�el�ilo�t, Akkadian millatum, and eating one's fill / Abraham Winitzer -- Self-portraits of objects / Jack Cheng -- From Mesopotamia to modern Syria: ethnoarchaeological perspectives on female adornment during rites of passage / Amy Rebecca Gansell -- Ninety-degree rotation of the cuneiform script / Benjamin Studevent-Hickman.
Summary: Covers topics such as: palatial and temple architecture, royal sculpture, gender in the ancient Near East, and interdisciplinary studies that range from fourth millennium BCE to modern ethnography and cover Sumer, Assyria, Babylonia, Iran, Syria, Urartu, and the Levant.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
No physical items for this record

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. Introduction / Jack Cheng, Marian H. Feldman -- Personal perspective on Irene Winter's scholarly career / John M. Russell -- Picturing the past, teaching the future / Michelle I. Marcus -- "Seat of kingship/a wonder to behold": architectural contexts. Note on the Nahal Mishmar "crowns" / Irit Ziffer -- Upright stones and building narratives: formation of a shared architectural practice in the ancient Near East / �Om�ur Harman�sah Blurring the edges: a reconsideration of the treatment of enemies in Ashurbanipal's reliefs / Stephanie Reed -- "Idols of the king": ritual contexts. Assyrian royal monuments on the periphery: ritual and the making of imperial space / Ann Shafer -- Godlike semblance of a king: the case of Sennacherib's rock reliefs / Tallay Ornan -- Ceremony and kingship at Carchemish / Elif Denel -- Temple and the king: Urartian ritual spaces and their role in royal ideology / Tu�gba Tanyeri-Erdemir -- "Legitimization of authority": ideological contexts. Workmanship as ideological tool in the monumental hunt reliefs of Assurbanipal / J�ulide Aker -- Darius I and the heroes of Akkad: affect and agency in the Bisitun relief / Marian H. Feldman -- Melammu as divine epiphany and usurped entity / Mehmet-Ali Ata�c

"Sex, rhetoric, and the public monument": gendered contexts. Between human and divine: high priestesses in images from the Akkad to the Isin-Larsa period / Claudia E. Suter -- Shulgi-simti and the representation of women in historical sources / T.M. Sharlach -- Lead inlays of Tukulti-Ninurta I: pornography as imperial strategy / Julia Assante -- "Opening the eyes and opening the mouth": interdisciplinary contexts. Barley as a key symbol in early Mesopotamia / Andrew C. Cohen -- Biblical m�el�ilo�t, Akkadian millatum, and eating one's fill / Abraham Winitzer -- Self-portraits of objects / Jack Cheng -- From Mesopotamia to modern Syria: ethnoarchaeological perspectives on female adornment during rites of passage / Amy Rebecca Gansell -- Ninety-degree rotation of the cuneiform script / Benjamin Studevent-Hickman.

Covers topics such as: palatial and temple architecture, royal sculpture, gender in the ancient Near East, and interdisciplinary studies that range from fourth millennium BCE to modern ethnography and cover Sumer, Assyria, Babylonia, Iran, Syria, Urartu, and the Levant.

Description based on print version record.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Other editions of this work

Ancient Near Eastern art in context ©2007
Library, Documentation and Information Science Division, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B T Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Phone no. 91-33-2575 2100, Fax no. 91-33-2578 1412, ksatpathy@isical.ac.in


Visitor Counter