ISBN-10:
0876616457
ISBN-13:
9780876616451
Pub. Date:
04/01/2006
Publisher:
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Marbleworkers in the Athenian Agora

Marbleworkers in the Athenian Agora

by Carol L. Lawton

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Overview

The 5th-century B.C. poet Pindar remarked on the rich sculptural decoration of the Athenian Agora, and, indeed, over 3,500 pieces of various types of sculpture have been uncovered during its excavation. This full-color guide sheds new light on the marble industry in and around the Agora, including rich evidence for sculptors' workshops, their tools, and techniques. The text discusses the works of both famous and anonymous artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780876616451
Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Publication date: 04/01/2006
Series: Agora Picture Book Series
Edition description: Volume XXVII
Pages: 52
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range: 17 Years

About the Author

Carol L. Lawton is the Ottilia Buerger Professor of Classical Studies at Lawrence University.

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