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    Textile Production and Consumption in the Ancient Near East: Archaeology, Epigraphy, Iconography (Ancient Textiles) (Hardback) Edited by Eva Andersson Strand, Edited by Henriette Koefoed, Edited by Marie-Louise Nosch

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    DescriptionIn the past, textile production was a key part of all ancient societies. The Ancient Near East stands out in this respect with the overwhelming amount of documentation both in terms of raw materials, line of production, and the distribution of finished products. The thirteen intriguing chapters in Textile Production and Consumption in the Ancient Near East describe the developments and changes from household to standardised, industrialised and centralised productions which take place in the region. They discuss the economic, social and cultural impact of textiles on ancient society through the application of textile tool studies, experimental testing, context studies and epigraphical as well as iconographical sources. Together they demonstrate that the textile industries, production, technology, consumption and innovations are crucial to, and therefore provide an in-depth view of ancient societies during this period. Geographically the contributions cover Anatolia, the Levant, Syria, the Assyrian heartland, Sumer, and Egypt.


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    Title
    Textile Production and Consumption in the Ancient Near East
    Subtitle
    Archaeology, Epigraphy, Iconography
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Eva Andersson Strand, Edited by Henriette Koefoed, Edited by Marie-Louise Nosch
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 192 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 998 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781842174890
    ISBN 10: 1842174894
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: TDH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, ART015060
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16890
    BISAC V2.8: BUS070000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FB, 3D
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    DC22: 338.47677095
    DC23: 939.4
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    BIC subject category V2: HDDC
    BISAC region code: 2.1.0.0.0.0.0
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    DC22: 338.4/76770956
    LC classification: TS1413.5 .T48 2013
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: TDC, KN, NHG, NKD
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1FB
    Illustrations note
    8 colour & 82 b/w illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxbow Books
    Imprint name
    Oxbow Books
    Publication date
    31 March 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    Each study provides increased clarity to the complex understanding of the meanings behind textiles and the roles that they played in ancient societies.--Deborah R. Cassuto"Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies" (01/01/0001)