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Exhibition of ancient Persian bronzes

Ashmolean Museum. Dept. of Antiquities.

Exhibition of ancient Persian bronzes

presented to the Department of Antiquities by James Bomford, Esquire, and other selected items of ancient art from the Collection of Mrs. Brenda Bomford, Ashmolean Museum, Department of Antiquities, October 10th to 30th, 1966.

by Ashmolean Museum. Dept. of Antiquities.

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Published by The Museum in [Oxford] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Bomford, James -- Art collections.,
    • Bomford, Brenda -- Art collections.,
    • Bronzes -- Iran -- Exhibitions.,
    • Bronzes, Ancient -- Iran -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAntiquities from the Bomford Collection.
      ContributionsMoorey, P. R. S. 1937-, Catling, H. W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK7974.A1 O92 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p., [22] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4602705M
      LC Control Number77365764

      Sadigh Gallery Ancient Persian Jewelry by SadighGallery. Sadigh Gallery's exhibition on ancient jewelry available to purchase comments powered by HyperComments Ancient Persian. 22kt gold hollow earrings with pear and circular shaped garnet and green stones, pins. The Columbia Exhibition of 3, Years of Ceramic Art & Ancient Sculpture of China. April 3, June 2, Objects of Ancient Iranian Art: Pottery, Bronzes and Jewelry. Opened October 1, The Columbia University Exhibition of Ancient Textiles from Peru: .

      Detailed to the extreme, this book is an exercise in perseverance for those readers who are just interested in a general overview of the History of the Persian Empire. Names, names and more names: kings and queens, generals and soldiers, politicians and ordinary people, cities and villages, you name it/5(16). The geographical areas they represent include much of the ancient Near Eastern world: Iran, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Syria, Palestine, and Arabia. By studying the objects and the commentary offered in this catalogue, the reader may explore ancient cultures and the problems confronting modern archaeology and scholarship.

      The art of the Persian Empire combined a diversity of styles from other cultures to create a unique Persian style. Assyria, ancient Egypt, and Mycenae are three of many cultures whose styles feature in Persian art. Gold and silver objects demonstrate advanced skill in metalworking among artists living in . The British Museum, in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British documents the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present.


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