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Tunisian mosaics : treasures from Roman Africa

Author: Aïcha Ben Abed Ben Khader
Publisher: Los Angeles : Getty Conservation Institute, ©2006.
Series: Conservation and cultural heritage.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tunisian Mosaics: Treasures from Roman Africa offers a lively introduction to this ancient art. Initial chapters survey the historical background of Roman Africa and provide an overview of African mosaic art. The book then goes on to profile six important mosaic sites and tour the collections of the country's major museums. A final chapter surveys current initiatives to preserve this important heritage for future  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aïcha Ben Abed Ben Khader
ISBN: 0892368578 9780892368570
OCLC Number: 64442913
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 138 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm.
Contents: An ancient art --
Ancient Tunisia --
The development of mosaic art --
Mosaics in their original settings --
Splendors of the Bardo --
Mosaic treasures throughout Tunisia --
Preserving the mosaic heritage.
Series Title: Conservation and cultural heritage.
Responsibility: Aïcha Ben Abed ; translated from the French by Sharon Grevet.
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Providing profiles of Tunisia's major mosaic sites, this title contains more than 130 full-colour photographs. It offers an introduction this region's mosaic art; also looking at the historical  Read more...

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-A lavish tour of the Tunisian mosaics by Aicha Ben Abed...one of the world's leading experts on the mosaics of Roman Africa.---Biblical Archaeology Review "A lavish tour of the Tunisian mosaics by Read more...

 
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