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Art of the Achaemenid Empire, and Art in the Achaemenid Empire
Critical Approaches to Ancient Near Eastern Art
This chapter introduces two major aspects of the study of Achaemenid Persian art, namely its definition, and the analysis of quotations of other artistic traditions. Achaemenid art is best defined as consisting of two categories of material. One is the art of the empire, that is, art produced in furtherance of imperial goals. The other category consists of art in the empire, or the artistic production of regions subject to Achaemenid rule. Though this art often took an outward form typical ofdoi:10.1515/9781614510352.773 fatcat:4rtedhjelzgf3clizxncw524km