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Oxford University Press, USA
Roman Sculpture from the North West Midlands

Roman Sculpture from the North West Midlands


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This is the first comprehensive catalogue of the sculpture from this region of Roman Britain. The sculptures were carved locally, and provide an index of Romanisation in the far north-west of the Roman Empire—in particular at Devra (Chester), Viroconium (Wroxeter), and at Letcetum (Wall, Staffs). The works range in quality from highly accomplished and decorative altars and tombstones, to rather ham-fisted efforts which hint that it was not always possible to attract sculptors to these relatively remote places. Such factors are discussed in an extended introduction.

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ISBN-13: 9780197262900
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/01/2004
Series: Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani Series , #9
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.80(d)

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