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Stories in stone : conserving mosaics of Roman Africa : masterpieces from the national museums of Tunisia

Author: Aïcha Ben Abed Ben Khader
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum : Getty Conservation Institute ; Tunisia : Institut National du Patrimoine, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This catalogue is issued in conjunction with an exhibition at the Getty Villa from October 26, 2006, to April 30, 2007 - the first major exhibition in the United States devoted solely to ancient mosaics. It showcases twenty-six masterpieces from Tunisia's national museums, including the Bardo Museum in Tunis, the Carthage Museum, the Sousse Museum, the Sfax Museum, and the El Jem Museum. Structured around four  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Stories in stone.
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum : Getty Conservation Institute ; Tunisia : Institut National du Patrimoine, ©2006
(OCoLC)680560223
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aïcha Ben Abed Ben Khader
ISBN: 9780892368037 0892368039
OCLC Number: 67405647
Notes: Issued in conjunction with the exhibition 'Stories in stone: conserving mosaics of Roman Africa, ' held at the Getty Villa, Malibu, Oct. 26-Apr. 30, 2007.
Description: x, 188 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / Mohamed Beji Ben Mami ; Foreword / Michael Brand and Timothy P. Whalen ; Introduction / Janet Burnett Grossman and Kristin Kelly --
The birth of the mosaic in the Mediterranean Basin / Aïcha Ben Abed --
Landscapes and scenes of daily life in pavement mosaics from ancient Tunisia / Taher Ghalia --
Beliefs, gods, and myths / Leïla Ladjimi Sebaï --
The representation of intellectual life in mosaic art of Roman Africa / Mongi Ennaifer --
Pugilist spectacles and athletic games in proconsular Africa / Mustapha Khanoussi --
Christian mosaics in Tunisia / Fathi Bejaoui --
The conservation of mosaics in situ : preserving context and integrity / Thomas Roby --
From floor to wall : lifting and exhibition practices applied to ancient floor mosaics / Jerry Podany.
Responsibility: edited by Aïcha Ben Abed.
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During the reign of the Roman Empire, many of the town houses and rural estates in North Africa were decorated with beautiful mosaics. These works were especially widespread in Tunisia. This volume  Read more...

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