DuRy, Carel J. Harry N. Abrams, Inc, New York. 1969. Hardcover, D/J. In very good condition.
As this book so admirably shows, the now roughly covered by modern day Jordan,Syria, Iraq, and Iran gave birth in ancient times to civilizations no less brilliant and contemporary than Egypt.Professor DuRy... skillfully traces, through their art, the long history of the peoples of this region and the related cultures in neighboring Palestine and Anatolia. ....the combination of ..DuRy's absorbing and instructive text with a superb selection of illustrations make this a book of outstanding importance on the art of the ancient Orient (from the book cover)
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