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Author Leick, Gwendolyn, 1951-

Title A dictionary of ancient Near Eastern architecture / Gwendolyn Leick ; with illustrations by Francis J. Kirk
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1988
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 261 pages) : illustrations
Summary This Dictionary gives a comprehensive survey of the whole range of ancient Near Eastern architecture from the Neolithic round huts in Palestine to the giant temples of Ptolemaic Egypt. Gwendolyn Leick examines the development of the principal styles of ancient architecture within their geographical and historical context, and describes features of major sites such as Ur, Nineveh and Babylon, as well as many of the lesser-known sites. She also covers the variations of typical ancient architectural structures such as pyramids, tombs and houses, details the building material and techniques employed, and clarifies specialist terminology
Analysis Ancient Middle East Architecture - Encyclopaedias
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Architecture -- Middle East -- Dictionaries.
Architecture, Ancient -- Middle East -- Dictionaries.
Middle East -- Antiquities -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Encyclopedie├źn (vorm)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 87023375
ISBN 0203041070 (electronic bk.)
9780203041079 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Ancient Near Eastern architecture