PARROT, ANDRÉ; EMMONS, JAMES (TRANSLATED BY). Sumer: The Dawn Of Art.
Golden Press, New York: 1961. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition.
Catalogs the art of the Sumerians in text, and both color and black and white plates. Chapters include "History of the Discoveries," "The 'Garden of Eden' From the Origins to Historical Times (5000-2800 B.C.)," "The City States and Sumer's Golden Age: Ur, Lagash, Mari (2800-2470 B.C.)," "Sargon and the Akkadian Empire (2470-2285 B.C.)," "The Guti and the Neo-Sumerian Reaction (2285-2016)," "The Return of the Amorites and Babylonian Hegemony (2016-1595 B.C.)," "Kassites and Elamites in Babylonia (1730-1155 B.C.)." Also includes a glossary, index, bibliography, list of illustrations, and maps.