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Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology



Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World
Brown University
Box 1837 / 60 George Street
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: (401) 863-3188
Fax: (401) 863-9423

Week 2. Travelers, antiquarians and Assyrians: Roots of modernity, colonialism and orientalism in Assyria (September 15, 2011)

Week 3. September 22 Family business in Anatolia: The city-state of Ashur and Assyrian trading colonies.

Week 4. September 28. From Bronze to Iron: The archaeology of the Middle Assyrian Period

Week 5. October 5 (Wednesday) The city of Nimrud and Aššurnasirpal II: ideology of the empire, narratives of state. Critical review of art historical studies of Assyrian palace reliefs.

Week 6. October 12 (Wednesday) When texts are not just texts: Assyrian Royal Inscriptions: symbolisms of power, mythologies of kingship and the royal rhetoric.