A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architecture

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ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ENTRIES

abacus

bastion

cornice or gorge

Abu Ghurob

bathroom

courtyard

Abu Shahrein (Eridu)

battered

crenellation or merlon

Abu Simbel

battlements

cult temple

Abusir

beam

curtine wall

Abydos

Beni-Hasan

cyclopean masonry

Achaemenian architecture

bent-axis approach

dais

adobe

Beth-Shan

Dashur

adyton

Beycesultan

Deir-el-Bahari

agglutinative

Bît-Akitu

Deir-el-Ballas

Alaça Hüyük

bitanu

Deir-el-Medineh

altar

Bît-Hilani

Dendera

Altintepe

bitumen

djed ornament

Al-Ubaid

Boghazköy

dome

ambulatory

brazier

door and doorway

Anatolian architecture

Breitraum

double sanctuary

annulet

Buhen

Edfu

antae

building inscription

Egyptian architecture

apadana

buttress

Elamite architecture

apse

Byblos

elevation

‘Aqar Quf

capital

Esna

aqueduct

Carchemish

Et Tell

Arad

casemate

false door

arch

casemate wall

fireplace

architect

Çatal Hüyük

fire temple and fire altar

architectural representation

causeway

flagstaff

architrave

cavetto

floor

ashlar

ceiling

fluted

Assur

cella

fortification

Assyrian architecture

cellar

foundation

axis

cenotaph

foundation deposit

babanu

centring

garden

Babylon

Choga Zanbil

gateway

Babylonian architecture

citadel

Gezer

baked bricks

clerestory

Giza

bamah

colonnade

glacis

barque chapel

column

glazed brick and tile

Bastam

corbel

Godin-Tepe

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A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architecture
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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • A 1
  • B 26
  • C 41
  • D 59
  • E 68
  • F 75
  • G 82
  • H 92
  • I 102
  • J 105
  • K 108
  • L 121
  • M 127
  • N 145
  • O 152
  • P 155
  • Q 172
  • R 173
  • S 181
  • T 199
  • U 229
  • V 238
  • W 241
  • Y 245
  • Z 246
  • Alphabetical List of Entries 249
  • Index 253
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