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Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World: Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia Hardcover – Import, 3 May 2018

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Book Description

The book is intended for scholars, students, and others interested in glyptic studies, seal production and use, and sealing practices associated with administrative activities in the Ancient Near East, Egypt, Ancient South Asia and the Aegean during the 4th-2nd Millennia BCE. The cross-cultural and interdisciplinary approaches utilized have broad appeal.

About the Author

Marta Ameri is an Assistant Professor of Art History at Colby College, Maine where she teaches courses focusing on Ancient, Medieval, and Islamic Art. Her research focuses of the role the seals play as markers of identity and as indicators of intercultural exchange in the Ancient Near East and South Asia. Her current research focuses on the visual analysis of seals of the Indus Valley Civilization. She is also working on a detailed study of the seals and other artifacts of administration found at the site of Shahr-i Sokhta in Iran. She has excavated in Italy, Greece, Turkey, Syria, India, and Oman.

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  • Hardcover: 494 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (3 May 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 110719458X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1107194588
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 2.9 x 26.3 cm
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