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By Pauline Albenda

This research brings jointly the archaeological list and the pictorial documentation of decorative wall portray produced in Assyria, from the 13th to the 7th centuries B.C. Nimrud, Khorsabad, Til Barsip, and inform Sheikh Hamad, are one of the historic websites the place striking wall work have been came across; regrettably each one of these discoveries now exist in drawings and images basically. decorative wall portray created a colourful and significant visible influence to the rooms of flats belonging to the Assyrian kings. The assembled fabric demonstrates that the polychrome and black-and-white adorned bands of geometric, floral, figural, and animal motifs have been prepared right into a number of formulaic designs. specific consciousness is given to the altering developments within the choice and mixture of motifs, a few of which had symbolic that means. The chronology of the wall work at Til Barsip and the accompanying dialogue of cloth styles are of certain curiosity to the paintings historian. This e-book illustrates the decorative wall work as recorded within the excavation experiences.

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