Orientalism and Near Eastern archaeology

  title={Orientalism and Near Eastern archaeology},
  author={Mogens Trolle Larsen},
Drawing Distinctions: Assyrians and Others in the Art of the Neo-Assyrian Empire
  • Eva Miller
  • History
    Studia Orientalia Electronica
  • 2021
Between the ninth and seventh centuries BCE, the Neo-Assyrian Empire became the largest the world had yet seen. In the process of imperial conquest, the Assyrian state incorporated previously foreign
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