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Title:
Ancient art
Author:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
Publication Information:
Richmond, Va. : Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
iv, 92 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Map of the ancient world -- Time line of ancient civilizations -- Egyptian art -- Near Eastern art -- Aegean art -- Greek art -- Etruscan art -- Roman art.
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ISBN:
9780917046513
Format :
Book

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Central Library N5335.R53 A54 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Sculptures and reliefs in marble and stone; vase-painting, wall painting, and painting on papyrus; jewelry of the finest gold; and figurines of faience and bronze are featured in this handsome and useful overview. Selected from the collections of Egyptian, Near Eastern, Aegean, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the 36 objects included represent the richness and variety of ancient art. Each chapter presents an overview of a culture, followed by detailed commentaries about individual objects, illustrated by magnificent photographs.


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