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Funerary Sculpture.

Author: Janet Grossman
Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Funerary Sculpture is the first volume on sculpture from the Agora in over 50 years, bringing together all the sculpted funerary monuments of the Athenian Agora, Classical through Roman periods, which were discovered during excavation from 1931 through 2009. The wide chronological span allows the author to trace changes in funerary monuments, particularly the break in customs that took place in 317 B.C., and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Grossman
ISBN: 1306408970 9781306408974
OCLC Number: 870088366
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Bibliography and Abbreviations; Glossary; 1. The Study of Attic Funerary Sculpture; 2. Funerary Sculpture in Athens; Funerary Monuments; Organization of Burials within the Cemetery; Makers of Funerary Sculpture; Marbles Used for Funerary Monuments; Types of Funerary Monuments; Painting on Funerary Sculpture; Inscriptions and Epitaphs; Iconography; The Chronology of Funerary Sculpture; 3. Funerary Sculpture from the Athenian Agora; The Excavations; Organization of the Catalogue; Identification of Sculpted Reliefs as Funerary. IconographyDating of the Sculptures; Agora Sculptures as Evidence of Foreign Residents; Monument Types and Workmanship; Findspots and Reuses of Agora Sculptures; Significance of Agora Funerary Sculptures; 4. Funerary Sculpture of the Classical Period; Stelai and Naiskoi with Female Figures (1-69); Stelai and Naiskoi with Male Figures (70-140); Stelai with Sirens (143-147); Stelai with Decorative Anthemia (148-162); Funerary Vessels (163-212); Funerary Animals (213-218); 5. Funerary Sculpture of the Hellenistic Period; Stelai and Naiskoi (219-226); Mensa and Columnar Monuments (227-233). East Greek Stelai (234-239)6. Funerary Sculpture of the Roman Period; Stelai, Naiskoi, and Columnar Monuments with Female Figures (240-298); StelaI, Naiskoi, and Columnar Monuments with Male Figures (299-361); Unfinished Pieces (362-365); Stelai and Naiskoi with Decorative Anthemia (366-370); StelaI and Naiskoi with Pedimental Emblems (371-380); Columnar Monuments with Vessels and Objects (381-383); Miscellaneous Pieces (384-389); Concordance of Inventory and Catalogue Numbers; Indexes; General Index; Index of Museums; Index of Names; Index of Demes and places; Index of Findspots by Section.

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Funerary Sculpture is the first volume on sculpture from the Agora in over 50 years, bringing together all the sculpted funerary monuments of the Athenian Agora, Classical through Roman periods, which were discovered during excavation from 1931 through 2009. The wide chronological span allows the author to trace changes in funerary monuments, particularly the break in customs that took place in 317 B.C., and the revival of figured monuments in the Roman period. The study consists of three essays followed by a catalogue of 389 objects. The author places the Agora sculptural fragments within the.

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