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The Resource The looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad : the lost legacy of ancient Mesopotamia, edited by Milbry Polk and Angela M.H. Schuster

The looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad : the lost legacy of ancient Mesopotamia, edited by Milbry Polk and Angela M.H. Schuster

Label
The looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad : the lost legacy of ancient Mesopotamia
Title
The looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad
Title remainder
the lost legacy of ancient Mesopotamia
Statement of responsibility
edited by Milbry Polk and Angela M.H. Schuster
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
935/.0074/56747
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS79.76
LC item number
.L66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polk, Milbry
  • Schuster, Angela M. H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Matḥaf al-ʻIrāqī
  • Iraq War, 2003-
  • Archaeological thefts
  • Iraq
Label
The looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad : the lost legacy of ancient Mesopotamia, edited by Milbry Polk and Angela M.H. Schuster
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip052/2004023525.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / William R. Polk -- The illicit trade in looted antiquities / Angela H.M. Schuster -- Smuggling and looting in Iraq / Micah Garen and Marie-Hélène Carleton -- A short history of the Iraq National Museum Usam / Ghaidan and Anna Paolini -- A museum is born / Lamia al-Gailani Werr -- Shanidar, Iraq in the beginning / Ralph and Rose Soleki, Anagnostis Agelarakis -- Dawn of civilization / Harriet Crawford -- The small treasures of the Iraq Museum / Fiorella Ippolitoni Strika -- The lion hunt stele / Diana McDonald -- The Warka vase / Diana McDonald -- From village to empire: the rise of Sumer and Akkad / Paul Collins -- Akkadian victory stele / Diana McDonald -- Akkadian head of a king / Diana McDonald -- The birth of writing, the dawn of literature / Robert D. Biggs -- Cylinder seal impression / Diana McDonald -- Babylonians and Assyrians / Julian Reade -- Assyrian ivory lioness from Nimrud / Diana McDonald -- Decoration from the Kassite temple of Karaindash from Uruk / Diana McDonald -- In the wake of Alexander: Parthians and Sassanians /Elisabetta Valtz Fino -- Alexander coin /Diana McDonald -- The coming of Islam / Alastair E. Northedge -- Baghdad through the ages / Vincenzo Strika -- The ravages of war and the challenge of reconstruction / Selma al-Radi -- The recovery of the Nimrud gold / Diana McDonald -- Epilogue / Angela M.H. Schuster and Milbry Polk -- The gods and goddesses of ancient Mesopotamia -- References and resources / Barbara A. Porter -- About the authors
Control code
965200
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xiii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780810958722
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004023525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 965200
  • (Sirsi) 965200
  • (OCoLC)56672169
Label
The looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad : the lost legacy of ancient Mesopotamia, edited by Milbry Polk and Angela M.H. Schuster
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip052/2004023525.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / William R. Polk -- The illicit trade in looted antiquities / Angela H.M. Schuster -- Smuggling and looting in Iraq / Micah Garen and Marie-Hélène Carleton -- A short history of the Iraq National Museum Usam / Ghaidan and Anna Paolini -- A museum is born / Lamia al-Gailani Werr -- Shanidar, Iraq in the beginning / Ralph and Rose Soleki, Anagnostis Agelarakis -- Dawn of civilization / Harriet Crawford -- The small treasures of the Iraq Museum / Fiorella Ippolitoni Strika -- The lion hunt stele / Diana McDonald -- The Warka vase / Diana McDonald -- From village to empire: the rise of Sumer and Akkad / Paul Collins -- Akkadian victory stele / Diana McDonald -- Akkadian head of a king / Diana McDonald -- The birth of writing, the dawn of literature / Robert D. Biggs -- Cylinder seal impression / Diana McDonald -- Babylonians and Assyrians / Julian Reade -- Assyrian ivory lioness from Nimrud / Diana McDonald -- Decoration from the Kassite temple of Karaindash from Uruk / Diana McDonald -- In the wake of Alexander: Parthians and Sassanians /Elisabetta Valtz Fino -- Alexander coin /Diana McDonald -- The coming of Islam / Alastair E. Northedge -- Baghdad through the ages / Vincenzo Strika -- The ravages of war and the challenge of reconstruction / Selma al-Radi -- The recovery of the Nimrud gold / Diana McDonald -- Epilogue / Angela M.H. Schuster and Milbry Polk -- The gods and goddesses of ancient Mesopotamia -- References and resources / Barbara A. Porter -- About the authors
Control code
965200
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xiii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780810958722
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004023525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 965200
  • (Sirsi) 965200
  • (OCoLC)56672169

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