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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jennifer Chi; Sebastian Heath; New York University. Institute for the Study of the Ancient World.
|Notes:||Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University on the occasion of the exhibition Edge of Empires, Sept. 23, 2011-Jan. 8, 2012.|
|Description:||124 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 27 cm.|
|Contents:||1. New research by the French-Syrian archaeological expedition to Europos-Dura and new data on polytheistic sanctuaries in Europos-Dura / Pierre Leriche ... [et al.] --
2. Art historical frontiers: lessons from Dura-Europos / Thelma K. Thomas --
3. Trading at the edge: pottery, coins, and household objects at Dura-Europos / Sebastian Heath --
4. The diversity of languages in Dura-Europos / Jean Gascou --
5. Excavations at Dura-Europos: archival photographs from the Yale University Art Gallery, Dura-Europos collection.
|Responsibility:||Jennifer Y. Chi and Sebastian Heath, editors.|
These chapters are fascinating, highly readable and well-illustrated throughout and the archival photos from digs at Dura-Europos in the 1930s are beautiful and atmospheric. For those of us unlucky