A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architecture

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INDEX
Note: page numbers in bold refer to main entries; in italic, to illustrations.
a
abacus 1
Abu Ghurob 1
Abu Shahrein (Eridu) 2
foundations 80
Abu Simbel 3
Abusir 3,4
decoration 70
mortuary temples 141
Abydos 4-6
cenotaphs 47
Osireon 4,6, 47
tomb 133
Achaemenian architecture 6-9
altars 10
colossi 122
columns 1, 8, 41, 54, 77
palaces 6-8, 159, 161-4, 166
stairs 187
tombs 179, 225
adobe 9
adyton 9
agglutinative structures 9
Alaça Hüyük 9-10,224
altar 10
Altintepe 10-12
Al-Ubaid 12,80, 165
ambulatory 12-13
Amenhotep 18
Amun, cult 57-8, 71, 109, 110
Anatolian architecture 13-14
foundations 80
houses 13, 97
stairs 186
temples 36-7
tombs 224-5
wood in 244
Ankara:
orthostat 153
Ankhor:
tomb 134
annulet 14
antae 14
ante-cella 46
apadana 14
origins 12, 14
Persepolis 161 . 162
apse 14
Aqar Quf 14-6, 112
aqueduct 16
Arad 16-17
arches 17-18
Hittite 95
architects 18
architectural representation 18-19
architrave 19-20
ashlar masonry 20,182, 198, 211
Assur (Qalat Shergat) 21-3
Assyrian architecture 23-5,146
columns 53, 54
orthostats 154
palaces 53
see also Mesopotamian
Aswan dam 3
Aten, cult 193
axis 25

b
babanu 26
Babylon 26-8
foundations 80
Processional Way 26, 167
Babylonian architecture 28-9
temples 108
see also Mesopotamian
baked bricks see brick
bamahs 30,83
Tell el-Qadi 211
barque chapel 30
Bastam (Ruza Urutur) 32
bastions 32,79, 227
bathrooms 32,129, 148
battlements 33
beams, wooden 33
Beni-Hasan 33
wall paintings 33, 48-9
bent-axis 25, 33-4
Bes capital 41
Beth-Shan (Beisan) 34
Canaanite temples 34

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