Two. Antiquarianism, Copying, Collecting

  1. D. T. Potts
  1. Mark B. Garrison

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch2

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Garrison, M. B. (2012) Antiquarianism, Copying, Collecting, in A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ed D. T. Potts), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. Trinity University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189880

Online ISBN: 9781444360790

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Keywords:

  • antiquarianism, copying, collection of evidence;
  • Sumer, Akkad, Assyria, Elam, Persia, connection to the past;
  • sociopolitical power structures;
  • Old Babylonian scribal schools;
  • Akkadian art, and visual models;
  • Old Babylonian seals, design elements;
  • ancient Near East, collection bias, elite in nature;
  • library of Assurbanipal;
  • antiquarianism, connections to the past;
  • ancient texts, cults of Babylonia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Copying

  • Collecting

  • Antiquarianism

  • Guide to Further Reading