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Ancient Greek terracottas

by C. E. Vaphopoulou-Richardson

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Published by Ashmolean Museum in Oxford .
Written in English

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  • Oxford
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    • Terra-cotta sculpture, Greek -- Catalogs.,
    • Terra-cotta sculpture -- England -- Oxford -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C.E. Vafopoulou-Richardson.
      SeriesArchaeology, history, and classical studies
      ContributionsVaphopoulou-Richardson, C. E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB155 .V36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination56 p. :
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1491676M
      ISBN 101854440098
      LC Control Number93164414

      Non-fiction but can also include ancient Greek literature, myths, poetry, drama and philosophy. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. In Ancient Greece, books did not take the form known to us today, but rather were in the shape of rolls made out of papyrus. The papyrus plant grows widely in Egypt, and the material itself is made by cutting the stem of the plant in half and laying it crosshatch over itself, like a weave, before hammering it together.

      Working in shops near shrines and temples in the ancient city of Tarentum, the coroplasts, or figurine modelers, produced enormous numbers of figurines for use by worshipers as votive or funeral offerings. Presented here is the small collection of . - Explore hilarym99's board "Ancient Greece Project Ideas" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ancient greece projects, Ancient greece, Ancient pins.

      Media in category "Ancient Greek terracottas in the British Museum" The following 63 files are in this category, out of 63 total. Actor BM Cjpg 1, × 2,; KB. Get this from a library! Catalogue of Greek terracottas in the British Museum. Volume III. [Lucilla Burn; Reynold Alleyne Higgins; British Museum.; British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities.] -- "This catalogue presents nearly a thousand of the British Museum's extensive collection of ancient Greek terracottas." "An introduction outlines general .


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Intended for both the scholar and the general reader, this work features discussions and bibliographic notes. between and '8-contained Greek terracottas, though they were relatively few in number.

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Vol. IV (Bibliotheca Archaeologica) (Italian Edition). Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (pronounced [ˌtɛrraˈkɔtta]; Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware, is a clay -based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous. Terracotta is the term normally used for sculpture made in earthenware.

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