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Luxury And Legitimation

Royal Collecting In Ancient Mesopotamia (Perspectives on Collecting)

by Allison Karmel Thomason

  • 359 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Material culture,
  • History,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • History: World,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian,
  • Iraq

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7989644M
    ISBN 100754602389
    ISBN 109780754602385

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