Babylon, Elam, Assyria

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2.3  Elamite, Assyrian, and Neo-Babylonian  Art Evaluate the stylistic and formal visual aspects of later  Mesopotamian art and its iconography.  Explore the ideas of power expressed in the art of the  Assyrians.  Examine the materials and techniques of Assyrian and  Neo-Babylonian painting and low relief sculpture.   Critically evaluate the role of art and power in different  Near Eastern civilizations from this period. 
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The Code of Hammurabi Explore the Code of Hammurabi, how it is expressed in art  and why it contributes to cultural understanding in the  ancient Near East.
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Figure 2-17  Stele with law code of  Hammurabi, from Susa, Iran, ca. 1780  BCE. Basalt, 7’ 4” high. Louvre, Paris.
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and Shamash, detail of the stele of Hammaurabi, (fig. 2-17), from Susa, Iran
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Figure 2-18   Lion Gate, Hattusa (modern Boghazköy), Turkey, ca. 1400 BCE.
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Figure 2-19   Statue of Queen Napir-Asu, from  Susa, Iran, ca. 1350–1300 BCE. Bronze and  copper, 4’ 2 3/4” high. Louvre, Paris. 
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2011 for the course ART 187 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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