9781107017399

The Lives of Sumerian Sculpture: An Archaeology of the Early Dynastic Temple

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  • ISBN13:

    9781107017399

  • ISBN10:

    1107017394

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/31/2012
  • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
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Summary

Examines both the early modern reception and the ancient context of the Sumerian temple sculptures created during the Early Dynastic period.

Table of Contents

Sumerian origins, 1850-1930: making the body visible
Art history, ethnography, and beautiful sculpture
Seeing the divine: sanctuary, sculpture, and display
The Early Dynastic life of sculpture
Becoming temple sculpture: the Asmar hoard
Gender and identity in Early Dynastic temple statues
Conclusion: materiality, abstraction, and Early Dynastic sculpture
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