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    Art, Artefacts and Chronology in Classical Archaeology (Approaching the Ancient World) (Paperback) By (author) William R. Biers

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    DescriptionThe museums of the world are full of statues and other artefacts of the Greeks and the Romans. All are given a date. But how are these dates arrived at. What is the evidence? This study provides the student with an introduction and explanation of the ways scholars date the archaeological remains of classical antiquity. Specific examples from architecture, sculpture, and painting are presented, and the differnt methods of dating them are explained. These are supplemented with many original photographs and drawings. Old, and not so old problems in chronology are thus investigated and new theories reviewed from a fresh perspective.


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    Title
    Art, Artefacts and Chronology in Classical Archaeology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William R. Biers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 120
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 165 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415063197
    ISBN 10: 0415063191
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    DC22: 938
    BIC subject category V2: HDW
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25870
    BIC subject category V2: HDA
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 930.10285
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DE60.B48 1, DE60 .B48 1992
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AJC, NKD, NKX, NKA
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, 20 photographs, 6 line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    17 November 1992
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    "Both the beginner and the veteran will read this volume with interest."-"Religious Studies Review "This volume is an obligatory, remarkably comprehensive, and well-written resource for making sense of classical archaeology.."-"American Journal of Archaeology