Marbleworkers in the Athenian Agora
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BeschreibungThe fifth-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 the sculptors' workshops, their tools and techniques. It discusses the works of both famous and anonymous artists.
PortraitCarol L Lawton is Professor of Art History at Lawrence University.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: AMER SCHOOL OF CLASSICAL STUDI
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2006
Seitenanzahl: 52 Seiten