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Herzfeld, Ernst
Der Wandschmuck der Bauten von Samarra und seine Ornamentik. Mit 321 Textbildern und 101 Tafeln. (Forschungen zur Islamisches Kunst. Herausgegeben von Friedrich Sarre. II. Die Ausrabungen von Samarra. Erster Band.)
Berlin: Verlag Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), 1923. First edition. Richly illustrated, with 321 text illustrations and a total of 106 plates, many folded. In publisher's printed cloth. Gilt edges. Cover with a few light stains, slightly bumped at corners. In fine condition.. First edition. Richly illustrated, with 321 text illustrations and a total of 106 plates, many folded. In publisher's printed cloth. Gilt edges. [I]-XII [1]-236 [2] p. and [5] illustrated plates (of which 2 folded), and 101 Roman numbered plates of photographic reproductions, many folded, 3 coloured. The first comprehensive account of Ernst Herzfeld's excavations of Abbasid Samarra, focusing on the private homes of the city and their decorations. Between 1911-1913 Ernst Herzfeld lead the excavations in Abbasid Samarra (in today's Iraq), the first scientific excavation of an Islamic site. With his work there, he "effectively established the field of Islamic archaeology and played a seminal role in expanding the field of Islamic studies and art history generally" (Lindsey 2016). Herzfeld's thorough, carefully documented study is of paramount importance since after 1914 many parts of the archaeological site have been damaged in frequent wars, the expansion of the modern city over the historical site, and heavy restoration. Samarra, the 9th-century capital of the Abbasid dynasty, played a pivotal role in early Islamic archaeology, architecture, and art history, in respect of both its architecture and the finds recovered from the excavations of the site. The present book describes the wall decor … [Click Below for Full Description]
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