Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Egyptian/Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2006

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Aker, Julide, "Rhetoric of Transgression: Assurbanipal's Babylonian Policy and Transformations in the Visual Domain" (Harvard, I. Winter)

Andrioti, Maria, "Pious Visitors: A Study of the Sculptures of Cypriot Type Found in the Eastern Mediterranean of the Archaic and Classical Periods" (Princeton, W. Childs)

Belcher, Ellen, "Embodying the Halaf: Fifth-Millennium Figurines from Northern Mesopotamia" (Columbia, N. Kampen)

Calvert, Amy, "Changing Dress, Changing Roles: The Evolution of Royal Regalia in the New Kingdom" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

Eppihimer, Melissa, "The Visual Legacy of Akkadian Kingship" (Harvard, I. Winter)

Gansell, Amy, "Women of Ivory as Embodiments of Ideal Feminine Beauty in the Ancient Near East during the First Millennium BCE" (Harvard, I. Winter)

Marlar, Michelle, "The Temple of Osiris at Abydos in the Late Period Dynasty XXX (380–343 B.C.) through the Roman Occupation of Egypt (30 BC)" (IFA/NYU, D. O'Connor)

Ullmann, Lee, "The Conception of Space in the Art and Landscape of the Hittites" (Columbia, J. Smith, Z. Bahrani)