Greek Sculpture: Function, Materials, and Techniques in the Archaic and Classical Periods

Greek Sculpture: Function, Materials, and Techniques in the Archaic and Classical Periods

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by Olga Palagia
     
 

Explores the material aspects of Greek sculpture at a pivotal phase in its evolution.See more details below

Overview

Explores the material aspects of Greek sculpture at a pivotal phase in its evolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521738378
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Sales rank:
866,377
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Olga Palagia is Professor of Classical Archaeology at the University of Athens, Greece. She is the author and editor of many articles, essays and books. She co-edited Personal Styles in Greek Sculpture and edited the forthcoming Art in Athens during the Peloponnesian War.

Table of Contents

1. Sources and models John Boardman; 2. Archaic Athens and the Cyclades Mary C. Sturgeon; 3. Archaic and Classical Magna Graecia Barbara Barletta; 4. Classical Athens Olga Palagia; 5. Late Classical Asia Minor: dynasts and their tombs Peter Higgs; 6. Archaic and Classical bronzes Carol Mattusch; 7. Marble carving techniques Olga Palagia; 8. Greek and Roman white marbles Norman Herz.

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