Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

Ancient Ivory

Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

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ISBN10: 0500051917 ISBN13: 9780500051917 Publisher: Thames & Hudson Published: Aug 22 2017 Pages: 208 Weight: 2.92lbs. Height: 12.00" Width: 9.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

Elephant ivory is a tactile, beautiful, and workable material. It can be made into many different forms and is the strongest material in the animal kingdom. It has been highly prized from the Paleolithic to the present day, and the impact on elephants has been severe—indeed, the Syrian elephant was hunted to extinction. Long ago, during the early first millennium bce—“The Age of Ivory

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