Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C.

@inproceedings{Aruz2008BeyondBA,
  title={Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C.},
  author={Joan Aruz and Kim Benzel and J. Martin Evans},
  year={2008}
}
This important volume describes the extraordinary art created in the second millennium B.C. for royal palaces, temples, and tombs from Mesopotamia, Syria, and Anatolia to Cyprus, Egypt, and the Aegean. Objects of the highest artistry reflect the development of a sophisticated trade network throughout the eastern Mediterranean region and the resulting fusion of Near Eastern, Aegean, and Egyptian cultural styles.The impact of these far-flung connections is documented in the precious materials… CONTINUE READING