Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1981
Publication made possible by a grant from United Technologies Corporation.
About the Author: Esin Atil, a native of Turkey, received a Ph.D. degree from
the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Atil has been curator of Near Eastern
art at the Smithsonian Institution's Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
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