From Face to Face

Recarving of Roman Portraits and the Late-Antique Portrait Arts. Second, revised edition

Marina Prusac

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€150,00
$168.00
ISBN13: 
9789004321847
E-ISBN: 
9789004192324
Publication Date: 
June 2016
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxii, 362 pp, ills.
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ISSN: 
0169-8850
Volume: 
18

Edited by Maia Wellington Gahtan, Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici and Donatella Pegazzano, Università degli Studi di Firenze

Museum Archetypes and Collecting in the Ancient World offers the first general overview of the reasons why ancient civilizations from Archaic Greece to the Early Christian period amassed objects and displayed them together in public, private and imaginary contexts.
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004280502
E-ISBN: 
9789004283480
Publication date: 
December 2014
€140,00
$179.00

Brian Madigan, Wayne State University

This study examines the visual and textual evidence for free-standing images of gods which functioned ceremonially in order to determine the distinct formats, the defining characteristics, and in which ceremony or ceremonies each type functioned.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004227231
E-ISBN: 
9789004242265
Publication date: 
November 2012
€124,00
$156.00

Amy C. Smith

Ancient Greek artists pioneered in the allegorical use of personifications of political ideas, events, places, institutions, and peoples in visual arts. This book surveys and interprets these personifications within the intellectual and political climate of the golden age of Athens.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004194175
E-ISBN: 
9789004214521
Publication date: 
June 2011
€153,00
$185.00

Alexandra Alexandridou

Based on the archaeological context of the vessels, this book offers an overview of the production and distribution of early Attic black-figured pottery until the end of the first quarter of the sixth century B.C., aiming at an afresh approach to early Archaic Attika.
Series: 
Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186040
E-ISBN: 
9789004192317
Publication date: 
December 2010
€178,00
$214.00

By Patricia A. Butz

Recognizing the traditional place held by the Hekatompedon Inscription (IG I³ 4) in classical studies, this book presents evidence for the meaning of the inscription that comes from its facture, leading to the question of the origin of the stoikhedon style and of Egypt's role in that emergence.
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183087
E-ISBN: 
9789004193277
Publication date: 
July 2010
€154,00
$186.00

Eléni P. Zoïtopoúlou, Beaudoin Caron, Annick Deblois

Continuing the previous volume on the glass collection this volume presents all the Mediterranean Antiquities made of terracotta. Like its predecessor, the volume begins with a discussion of the production techniques and includes an extensive bibliography.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183063
E-ISBN: 
9789004193260
Publication date: 
June 2010
€130,00
$157.00

Dr. David A. Caccioli, with an introduction by William H. Peck

This catalogue brings together for the first time the wide-ranging Villanovan and Etruscan collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts with photographs and relevant bibliographic sources on their cultural and religious functions in antiquity.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004172302
E-ISBN: 
9789047425779
Publication date: 
June 2009
€127,00
$153.00

Beaudoin Caron and Eléni P. Zoïtopoúlou †

This interesting cross-section of types of ancient glass with accompanying archaeological commentary, gives a full history of the material and sometimes challenges hitherto accepted ideas and presents several types so far unattested. It thus adds important material for ancient studies.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161931
E-ISBN: 
9789047431138
Publication date: 
May 2008
€76,20
$91.80
€127,00
$153.00

Brian Madigan

This catalogue comprises those vases from Corinth and Athens with painted decoration in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Each vase is given a description of salient features, attribution to a painter and date, and discussion of the painted decoration.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164086
E-ISBN: 
9789047423782
Publication date: 
December 2007
€92,40
$111.60
€154,00
$186.00

Gerald V. Lalonde

Horos Dios draws on a wide variety of literary and archaeological evidence to argue that an Archaic horos inscription and other rock cuttings on the northeast slope of the Hill of the Nymphs in Athens are remnants of a shrine of Zeus Meilichios, a popular god of purification worshipped widely in...
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004147416
Publication date: 
November 2005
€105,60
$127.20
€176,00
$212.00

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