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Author Hunt, Alice M. W.,
Title Palace ware across the Neo-Assyrian imperial landscape : social value and semiotic meaning / by Alice M.W. Hunt.
Imprint Leiden : Brill, 2015.

Author Hunt, Alice M. W.,
Series Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; volume 78
Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 78.
Subject Pottery, Assyro-Babylonian.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Assyria.
Assyria -- Antiquities.
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Glossary -- The Palace Ware Problem -- Power and Prestige : The Neo-Assyrian Imperial Landscape -- Palace Ware from the Central Provinces : Nimrud, Nineveh and Assur -- Palace Ware from the Annexed Provinces : Dur-Katlimmu & Guzana -- Palace Ware in the Unincorporated Territories -- Conspicuous Consumption : Social Function and Semiotic Meaning of Palace Ware -- Concluding Remarks -- Appendix A: Palace Ware Petrographic Thin-section Descriptions -- Appendix B: INAA Bulk Chemical Data.
Summary "In Palace Ware Across the Neo-Assyrian Imperial Landscape, Alice Hunt investigates the social and symbolic meaning of Palace Ware by its cultural audience in the Neo-Assyrian central and annexed provinces, and the unincorporated territories, including buffer zones and vassal states. Traditionally, Palace Ware has been equated with imperial identity. By understanding these vessels as a vehicle through which interregional and intercultural relationships were negotiated and maintained she reveals their complexity gaining a more nuanced view of imperial dynamics. Palace Ware Across the Neo-Assyrian Imperial Landscape is the first work of its kind; providing in-depth analysis of the formal and fabric characteristic, production technology, and raw material provenance of Palace Ware, and locating these data within the larger narratives of power, presentation, symbol and meaning that shaped the Neo-Assyrian imperial landscape"--Privided by publisher.
ISBN 9789004304123 (electronic bk.)
9004304126 (electronic bk.)
9004304118
9789004304116
9789004304116
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789004304123
OCLC # 914706408
Additional Format Print version: Hunt, Alice M.W. Palace ware across the Neo-Assyrian imperial landscape : social value and semiotic meaning. Leiden, Netherlands ; Boston, Massachusetts : Brill, ©2015 xx, 248 pages Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; Volume 78 1566-2055 9789004304116


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