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    DescriptionA study on the chronology of the sculpture, primarily large-scale, of the Parthian Empire. The catalogue describes individual sculptural monuments and enumerates results and proposals of previous research. The text volume attempts to date the monuments according to their style and other criteria (such as iconographical traits, historical identifications or the contents of accompanying inscriptions and technical details). The study deals with sculptures from the central part of the Parthian Empire, defined as the area from around the Euphrates in the west (including a few monuments from Edesa and ancient Armenia) to the eastern frontiers of Iran, and from the Persian Gulf in the south to Parthyene, the southern part of Soviet Turkmenistan, in the north. However, some ivory reliefs found at Olbia and normally included in studies on Parthian art are also treated here.


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    Title
    Sculpture in the Parthian Empire
    Subtitle
    A Study in Chronology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hans Erik Mathiesen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 231
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 302 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,361 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788772883113
    ISBN 10: 8772883111
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FB
    BIC subject category V2: HDD, AFK
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BISAC V2.8: ART015000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15840
    Libri: I-AT
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, ART026000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FB
    DC22: 732.5, 732/.5
    DC21: 732.96
    LC classification: NB1280 .M37 1992
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: AGA, NHC, AFK
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, indices
    Publisher
    Aarhus University Press
    Imprint name
    Aarhus University Press
    Publication date
    01 December 1993
    Publication City/Country
    Aarhus
    Table of contents
    Volume I: Early Parthian sculpture (c. 250-1 BC); Middle Parthian sculpture (c. 1-150 AD); Late Parthian sculpture (c. 150-225 AD) - Late Parthian I (c. 150-200 AD), Late Parthian II (c. 200-225); Sub-Parthian sculpture at Hatra (the 230s AD); appendices - a survey of the sculpture of Hatra, the sculptures of Dura-Europos, the testimony of the coins, commagene, the sculpture of Antiochos I Theos (c. 69-36 BC), Parthian kings. Volume II Catalogue: Elymais-Susiana; Persis; the Persian Gulf; Central Iran; Iranian Kurdistan; Iraqi Kurdistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Greater Mesopotamia; museums and private collections.