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  • Roman Imperial Statue Basesby Jakob Munk Højte

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 47.75

    This volume includes a catalogue of 2,300 known statue bases from nearly 800 sites throughout the Roman Empire. Moreover, since it covers a period of 250 years, it allows for the first time consistent geographic, chronological and commemorative patterns to emerge. more...

  • Roman Portraits in Contextby Jane Fejfer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    No other monumental art form was so widely disseminated throughout the Roman Empire as the portrait statue, and its impact on city life was crucial. By combining a wide socio-historical perspective with a close reading of individual images, their setting, and their inscribed texts, this book suggests how to read the meaning of portraits, even... more...

  • Royal bronze statuary from ancient Egyptby M. Hill

    BRILL 2004; US$ 118.00

    This study exploits the clues offered by bronze royal statuary to carefully analyze this large subgroup by identifying 125 datable examples out of nearly 300. It also establishes a more precise understanding of the role of small royal bronze statuary through a focus on the popular kneeling pose. more...

  • Syro-Hittite Monumental Art and the Archaeology of Performanceby Alessandra Gilibert

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    The ceremonial centers of the Syro-Hittite city-states (1200-700 BC) were lavishly decorated with large-scale, open-air figurative reliefs ? an original and greatly influential artistic tradition. But why exactly did the production of such an array of monumental images ever start? This volume explores how Syro-Hittite monumental art was... more...

  • Statues in Roman Societyby Peter Stewart

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 79.99

    Statues were everywhere in the Roman world. They served as objects of cult, honours to emperors and noblemen, and memorials to the dead. Combining close attention to individual Roman texts and images with an unprecedented broad perspective on this remarkable phenomenon, Statues in Roman Society explains the impact which all kinds of statuary had on... more...