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The Art of the Assyrians

Is it possible to comprehend ancient art the way one would appreciate contemporary art? Did the ancients believe in art for art's sake? Using the art of the Assyrians, in particular the stone panels that lined their palaces, this unit explains how to interpret ancient art and understand its function. It also explains how art is inextricably linked to the concepts of empire, religion and ideology.