The Resource Equids and wheeled vehicles in the ancient world : essays in memory of Mary A. Littauer, edited by Peter Raulwing, Katheryn M. Linduff and Joost H. Crouwel

Equids and wheeled vehicles in the ancient world : essays in memory of Mary A. Littauer, edited by Peter Raulwing, Katheryn M. Linduff and Joost H. Crouwel

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Equids and wheeled vehicles in the ancient world : essays in memory of Mary A. Littauer
Title
Equids and wheeled vehicles in the ancient world
Title remainder
essays in memory of Mary A. Littauer
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Raulwing, Katheryn M. Linduff and Joost H. Crouwel
Contributor
Author
Editor
Honouree
Host institution
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The essays in this volume were originally presented at a symposium in honour of Mary Aiken Littauer, la grand dame de l'hippologie ancienne. The papers consider subjects and material of interest to her, including the chariot, harnessing and equipment, horse breeds and the advent of horsemanship across ancient Europe, Africa and Asia"--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TS2010
LC item number
.E75 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Littauer, M. A.
  • Raulwing, Peter
  • Linduff, Katheryn M.
  • Crouwel, J. H.
  • International Museum of the Horse (Lexington, Ky.)
Series statement
BAR international series
Series volume
2923 (2019)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chariots
  • Chariots
  • Harnesses
  • Harnesses
  • Equidae
  • Equidae
  • War horses
  • War horses
  • Chariots in art
  • Horses in art
  • Middle East
  • China
  • Antiquities
  • Chariots
  • Chariots in art
  • Equidae
  • Harnesses
  • Horses in art
  • War horses
  • China
  • Middle East
Label
Equids and wheeled vehicles in the ancient world : essays in memory of Mary A. Littauer, edited by Peter Raulwing, Katheryn M. Linduff and Joost H. Crouwel
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"The symposium was held in June 1-3, 2010 at the International Museum of the Horse (IMH) in Lexington, Kentucky..." -- Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Some notes on pictograms interpreted as sledges and wheeled vehicles in the archaic texts from Uruk
  • Stefan Burmeister, Theo J. H. Krispijn and Peter Raulwing
  • Equids in Mesopotamia : a short ride through selected textual sources
  • Joachim Marzahn
  • Harnessing the chariot horse
  • Gail Brownrigg
  • That strange equid from Susa
  • Trudy S. Kawami
  • The use of equines in archaeological research : a new methology combining ancient DNA and trace element analysis tested on Israeli equines from ca. 900-1200 BCE
  • Gila Kahila Bar-Gal, Lia Hadas, Hadas Motro, Amit Reem, Reuven Amitai, Ronnie Ellenblum, Michael Haahr Friis,Kurt Villads Jensen and Kaare Lund Rasmussen
  • PART I. Introduction.
  • PART III. The horse's arrival in north Africa and Arabia.
  • Northern Africa : equestrian penetration of the Sahara and the Sahel and its impact on adjacent regions
  • Pita Kelekna
  • Napatan horses and the horse cemetery at El-Kurru, Sudan
  • Denise Doxey
  • Horses, asses, hybrids, and their use as revealed in the ancient rock art of the Syro-Arabian desert
  • Michael C. E. Macdonald
  • PART IV. The horse in ancient Asia.
  • The heavenly horses visualized in Han China (220 BCE-220 CE)
  • Katheryn M. Linduff
  • Mary Aiken Littauer and our study of ancient horse-drawn vehicles
  • Emperor Tang Taizong's six stone horse reliefs and Sasanian art
  • Xiuqin Zhou
  • Joost H. Crouwel
  • Hommage to Mary Aiken Littauer
  • Peter Raulwing
  • PART II. Equines and wheeled vehicles in the Near East.
  • Wheeled vehicles and their draught animals in the ancient Near East : an update
  • Joost H. Crouwel
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
vii, 224 pages
Isbn
9781407316437
Lccn
2019393910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1090365953
  • (OCoLC)on1090365953
Label
Equids and wheeled vehicles in the ancient world : essays in memory of Mary A. Littauer, edited by Peter Raulwing, Katheryn M. Linduff and Joost H. Crouwel
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The symposium was held in June 1-3, 2010 at the International Museum of the Horse (IMH) in Lexington, Kentucky..." -- Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Some notes on pictograms interpreted as sledges and wheeled vehicles in the archaic texts from Uruk
  • Stefan Burmeister, Theo J. H. Krispijn and Peter Raulwing
  • Equids in Mesopotamia : a short ride through selected textual sources
  • Joachim Marzahn
  • Harnessing the chariot horse
  • Gail Brownrigg
  • That strange equid from Susa
  • Trudy S. Kawami
  • The use of equines in archaeological research : a new methology combining ancient DNA and trace element analysis tested on Israeli equines from ca. 900-1200 BCE
  • Gila Kahila Bar-Gal, Lia Hadas, Hadas Motro, Amit Reem, Reuven Amitai, Ronnie Ellenblum, Michael Haahr Friis,Kurt Villads Jensen and Kaare Lund Rasmussen
  • PART I. Introduction.
  • PART III. The horse's arrival in north Africa and Arabia.
  • Northern Africa : equestrian penetration of the Sahara and the Sahel and its impact on adjacent regions
  • Pita Kelekna
  • Napatan horses and the horse cemetery at El-Kurru, Sudan
  • Denise Doxey
  • Horses, asses, hybrids, and their use as revealed in the ancient rock art of the Syro-Arabian desert
  • Michael C. E. Macdonald
  • PART IV. The horse in ancient Asia.
  • The heavenly horses visualized in Han China (220 BCE-220 CE)
  • Katheryn M. Linduff
  • Mary Aiken Littauer and our study of ancient horse-drawn vehicles
  • Emperor Tang Taizong's six stone horse reliefs and Sasanian art
  • Xiuqin Zhou
  • Joost H. Crouwel
  • Hommage to Mary Aiken Littauer
  • Peter Raulwing
  • PART II. Equines and wheeled vehicles in the Near East.
  • Wheeled vehicles and their draught animals in the ancient Near East : an update
  • Joost H. Crouwel
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
vii, 224 pages
Isbn
9781407316437
Lccn
2019393910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1090365953
  • (OCoLC)on1090365953

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