Forgotten Empire

Forgotten Empire : The World of Ancient Persia

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Provides an insight into the wealth and splendour of Persian society - its rich palaces, exquisite craftsmanship and sophisticated learning. Remains from the royal sites of Susa and Persepolis provide a major focus in this illustrated catalogue. It includes sections on the expansion of the Persian Empire; arms and warfare; and trade and commerce.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 228 x 290 x 18mm | 1,301.8g
  • BRITISH MUSEUM PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 300 illustrations, (250 colour )
  • 0714111570
  • 9780714111575
  • 425,001

Table of contents

1 Introduction; 2 The Palace; 3 The Royal Table; 4 Jewellery and Personal Ornaments; 5 Religion and Burial; 6 Administration and the Economy; 7 Transport and Warfare; 8 Persia and Greece; 9 Discovery of Ancient Persia.show more