Protocol for the Examination of the Ancient Ivories from Arslan Tash: A Palaeo-Technological Approach

and Giorgio Affanni

If the inline PDF is not rendering correctly, you can download the PDF file here.

  • Affanni, G. (2009): Ivory Sphinxes of North Syrian Tradition: The Flame and Frond School. In: S.M. Cecchini et al. (ed.), Syrian and Phoenician Ivories of the Early First Millennium BCE: Chronology, Regional Styles and Iconographic Repertories, Patterns of Inter-regional Distribution: Acts of the International Workshop Pisa, December 9th–11th 2004 (Ricerche di archeologia del Vicino Oriente 3), Pisa, 171–185.

  • Affanni, G. (2011a): Studi sulle collezioni di avori di Arslan Tash: Collezioni ufficiali e private, metodi di studio e ricostruzione della produzione artigianale antica, PhD diss., Turin University.

  • Affanni, G. (2011b): New Light (and Colour) on the Arslan Tash Ivories: Studying 1st Millennium BC Ivories. In: R. Matthews / J. Curtis (ed.), Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (12–16 April 2010, London), vol. 3, Wiesbaden, 325–341.

  • Affanni, G. (in press): The Ivories of Arslan Tash: The Study and Publication Project. In: VII International Congress of Phoenician and Punic Studies, Hammamet 10–14 November 2009.

  • Albéric, M. et al. (2014): Non-invasive Quantitative Micro-PIXE-RBS/EBS/EBS Imaging Reveal the Lost Polichromy and Gilding of the Neo-Assyrian Ivories from the Louvre Collection, Talanta 137, 100–108.

  • Caubet, A. / F. Poplin (1987): Les objets de matière dure animale: Etude du matériau. In: M. Yon (ed.), Ras Shamra-Ugarit III: Le centre de la ville (38e–44e campagnes, 1978–1984), Paris, 249–272.

  • Cecchini, S.M. (2009): Les ivoires de Arslan Tash. In: S.M. Cecchini et al. (ed.), Syrian and Phoenician Ivories of Early First Millennium BCE: Chronology, Regional Styles and Iconographic Repertories, Patterns of Inter-regional Distribution: Acts of the International Workshop Pisa, December 9th–11th 2004 (Ricerche di archeologia del Vicino Oriente 3), Pisa, 87–105.

  • Fontan, E. (2011): Les ivoires d’Arslan Tash, La recherche au musée du Louvre 2010, 19–20.

  • Fontan, E. (2012): La polychromie des ivoires d’Arslan Tash (Syrie), La recherche au musée du Louvre 2011, 84–85.

  • Fontan, E. (2013): La polychromie des ivoires d’Arslan Tash (Syrie) suite, La recherche au musée du Louvre 2012, 97–98.

  • Fontan, E. (2014): Ivories of Arslan Tash. In: J. Aruz et al. (ed.), Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age, New Haven, 152–156.

  • Fontan, E. (in press): Des ivoires phéniciens inédits. Nouvelles recherches sur le site d’Arslan Tash (Syrie). In: VII International Congress of Phoenician and Punic Studies, Hammamet 10–14 November 2009.

  • Fontan, E. / I. Reiche (2011): Les ivoires d’Arslan Tash (Syrie) d’après une étude de la collection du Musée du Louvre : mise en œuvre du matériau, traces de polychromie et de dorure, état de conservation, ArchéoSciences 35, 283–295.

  • Mallowan, M.E.L. / G. Herrmann (1974): Ivories from Nimrud (1949–1963) III: Furniture from SW7, Fort Shalmaneser, London.

  • Herrmann, G. (1986): Ivories from Nimrud (1949–1963) IV: Ivories from Room SW37, Fort Shalmaneser, London.

  • Herrmann, G. (1992): Ivories from Nimrud (1949–1963) V: The Small Collections from Fort Shalmaneser, London.

  • Herrmann, G. / S. Laidlaw (2009): Ivories from Nimrud (1949–1963) VI: Ivories from the North West Palace (1845–1992), London.

  • Herrmann, G. / S. Laidlaw (2013): Ivories from Nimrud (1949–1963) VII: Ivories from Rooms SW11/12 and T10, Fort Shalmaneser, London.

  • Reiche, I. et al. (2013): Discovering Vanished Paints and Naturally Formed Gold Nanoparticles on 2800 Years Old Phoenician Ivories Using SR-FF-MicroXRF with the Color X-ray Camera, Analytical Chemistry 85:12, 5857–5866.

  • Spadavecchia, J. et al. (2014): One-Step Synthesis of Collagen Hybrid Gold Nanoparticles and Formation on Egyptian-like Gold-Plated Archaeological Ivory, Angewandte Chemie 53, 1–5.

  • Thureau-Dangin, F. et al. (1931): Arslan-Tash (BAH 16), Paris.

  • Vidale, M. (1992): Produzione artigianale protostorica – Etnoarcheologia e archeologia (Saltuarie dal laboratorio del Piovego 4), Padova.

Purchase article
Get instant unlimited access to the article.
$42.00
Price including VAT
Log in
Already have access? Please log in.


Journal + Issues

The journal Altorientalische Forschungen publishes articles, reports, and short contributions covering the history, culture, and languages of the ancient Near East, including the adjacent regions such as Iran, Egypt, and the Aegean world.

Search