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The evolution of the art of Iran—from the famed Luristan Bronzes of the primitive Zagros civilization to recent Islamic contributions—is not easy to trace for many foreign styles and idioms have influenced and altered its development. More over, many of Iran's religious sanctuaries, monuments, and other art treasures were, until recently, inaccessible to the outside world. Now, in this lavish full scale presentation of Iran's great artistic heritage, André Godard provides a lucid and comprehensive analysis of Iranian architecture, sculpture, and decorative arts
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André Godard (21 January 1881 – 31 July 1965) was an archaeologist, architect and historian of French and Middle Eastern Art.