By Donald Preziosi,Louise A. Hitchcock
Paintings, pottery, items made up of gold, silver, and ivory, carved reliefs, textiles, and structure, are all absolutely illustrated and mentioned. The authors exhibit the numerous assorted services that this big variety of arts and artifacts served in the cultural and social context of the japanese Mediterranean and close to East.
Combining the most recent study and significant methods with an up to date historiography this ebook provides readers a transparent realizing of old Aegean visible arts and of our altering interpretations of this impressive era.
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