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Assyrian Origins: Discoveries at Ashur on the Tigris: Antiquities in the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Berlin
Harper, Prudence O., Evelyn Klengel-Brandt, Joan Aruz, and Kim Benzel (1995)
This title is out of print.
Table of contents

Foreword by Philippe de Montebello
Contributors to the Catalogue
Chronology for Ashur and Southern Mesopotamia

The History of the Excavations at Ashur and of the Vorderasiatisches Museum

The History of Ashur in the Third and Second Millennia B.C.

Temple and Cult: Early Periods at Ashur

The Archaic Ishtar Temple
Cat. nos. 1–11

The Copper Hoard from the Ashur Temple
Cat. nos. 12–21

Monumental Sculpture
Cat. no. 22

Trade and Exchange: The Old Assyrian Period

An Old Assyrian Merchant's Grave (Grave 20)
Cat. nos. 23–43

Cult Vessel
Cat. no. 44


The Wealth of Ashur: The Middle Assyrian Period

A Noble Truth (Tomb 45)
Cat. nos. 45–60

Middle Assyrian Imagery and the Decorative Arts
Cat. nos. 61–74

Royal Monument
Cat. no. 75

Assyrian Terracotta Figurines
Cat. nos. 76–85

Written Sources
Cat. nos. 86–88

Transition to the First Millennium B.C.



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