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The Exhibition of Archaeological Finds of The People's Republic of China (The Chinese Exhibition)

By: (National Gallery of Art)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, National Gallery Company: 1975

Seller ID: 000180

Condition: Very Good.


104 pages. An exhibition of bronzes, ceramics, jade, and other media that represented works executed over 600,000 years, from prehistory (Peking Man) through the Yuan dynasty of the 14th century A.D. This is an illustrated checklist of the exhibition. View more info

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Piazza Armerina, The Imperial Villa of Casale, Morgantium

By: Anonymous

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bologna, La Fotometalgrafica: 1984

Seller ID: 005076

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; numerous color photo-illustrations. Floor mozaics over 3500 sq. meters. A country residence of the imperial family of Maximian Herculius. Built afer 293 CE. Clean and bright throughout, tight binding. View more info

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The Archaeology of Greece: An Introduction

By: Biers, William R.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 003531

ISBN: 0801492297

Condition: Good.


342 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations. A small amout of highlighting mostly of illustration captions. Otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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The Maya Civilization

By: Brainerd, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Southwest Museum: 1954

Seller ID: 000305

Condition: Good


93 pages; b&w illustrations; foldout maps of Mesoamerican archeological sites and a perspective drawing of the monument at Tikal. Previous owner's name on front pastedown; ghost of blue pencil writing on the front free endpaper ( about 1 sq. in.) View more info

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Wonderful Things: The Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb

By: Burton, Harry (Photographs by)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1976

Seller ID: 000781

ISBN: 0-87099-152-3

Condition: Very Good


84 pages. Profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Clean and tight. View more info

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The Thracians / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Casson, Lionel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1977

Seller ID: 003224

Condition: Very Good.


80 pages; well illustrated. MMA Bulletin Summer 1977. Prelude to the exhibition Thracian Treasures from Bulgaria. Clean and tight, top outside corners bent. View more info

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Arts De L'Amerique

By: d'Harcourt, Raoul; Emmanuel Sougez (Photographies)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Éditions du Chène: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004440

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


200 pages; 160 illustrations, most are b&w. Arts from the whole of the American continents. Clean throughout; tight binding. French text. View more info

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Treasures from the Bronze Age of China: An Exhibition from the People's Republic of China

By: Fong, Wen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1980

Seller ID: 000140

ISBN: 0-87099-230-9

Condition: Very Good.


192 pages. This is the popular, abridged version of the scholarly catalogue which accompanied the exhibition, The Great Bronze Age of China. Entries for 105 objects. View more info

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Treasures of Tutankhamun

By: Gilbert, Katharine Stoddert (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1976

Seller ID: 004611

ISBN: 0-87099-156-6

Condition: Very Good.


176 pages; generously illustrated with 33 color plates and b&w photographs, many of which document the discoveries at the tomb. Bottom corner lightly bumped. Clean and tight. View more info

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Daily Life in Ancient Israel

By: Liebowitz, Harold

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Yeshiva University Museum: 1980

Seller ID: 002825

Condition: Very Good


100 pages; numerous b&w illustrations of tools, ornaments, pottery, plants, etc. with essays. Some discoloration to the corner of the front cover. View more info

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Prehistoric and Primitive Man

By: Lommel, Andreas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1966

Seller ID: 002726

Condition: Very Good


176 pages; 200 illustrations, 103 color; endpaper maps. The author was Director of the Museum of Ethnology, Munich. From the series, Landmarks of the World's Art. View more info

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The History of the Incas

By: Metraux, Alfred

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1969

Seller ID: 000110

ISBN: 0-8052-0248-x

Condition: Good.


205 pages. Combines history with the archeological record of the Incas' achievements over 6 centuries. View more info

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Nickel, Helmut

By: Metropolitan Museum Journal, Volue 1/1968 : Ceremonial Arrowheads from Bohemia

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1968

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 003889

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


93 pages; 59 b&w illustrations plus map. The first volume of the Metropolitan Museum Journal. The author was curator of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan. He inscribed the book to another staff member at the time, Marica Vilcek. Ms. Vilcek is an art historian and cofounder of the Vilcek Foundation. Contents clean throughout; the wrappers are sunned at margins and lightly soiled. View more info

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Tutankhamun Treasures

By: Okasha, Sarwat (Foreword); Rudolf Anthes

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Association of Museums: 1961

Seller ID: 001541

Condition: Very Good


"A loan exhibition from the Department of Antiquities of the United Arab Republic." 34 items illustrated in b&w. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Digging Up the Bible: The stories behind the great archaeological discoveries in the Holy Land

By: Pearlman, Moshe

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000782

ISBN: 0-688-03677-5

Condition: Fine


240 pages. Well illustrated throughout. The story of the digs and the diggers. View more info

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The Authenticity of the Chalice of Antioch

By: Rorimer, James J.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1954

Seller ID: 001553

Condition: Very Good


8 pages; 9 b&w illustrations. A reprint from Studies in Art and Literature for Belle Da Costa Greene. View more info

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Artifacts and the American Past

By: Schlereth, Thomas J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, American Association for State and Local History: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005081

ISBN: 0910050473

Condition: Fine


294 pages; b&w illustrations. "A close examination of any object is a graphic description of the level of intelligence, manual dexterity, and artistic comprehension of the civilization that produced it. It can reflect as well the climate, religious beliefs, form of government, the natural materials at hand, the structure of commerce, and the extent of man's scientific and emotional sophistication." R. Latham. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Spiro and Mississippian Antiquities from the McDannald Collection

By: Sweeney, James Johnson (Preface); Essays by James Brown and Henry W. Hamilton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, The Museum of Fine Arts: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004211

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


58 pages; 41 objects illustrated; 120 objects catalogued. Many of the Spiro artfacts were acquired by Mr. McDannald in 1933 when the ceremonial mound was being excavated by relic hunters. Clean and tight throughout. View more info

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The Exhibition of Archaeological Finds of The People's Republic of China

By: The Organization Committee of The Exhibition of Archaeological Finds ...

Price: $8.00

Publisher: N.P.: 1974

Seller ID: 000647

Condition: Very Good.


59 pages. Catalogue descriptions of over 300 items from Lantian Man (600,000 BC) to Yuan Dynasty ceramics (14th century AD). Clean and tight, nearly unblemished. View more info