Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt
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Greek Gold from Hellenistic Egypt

By (author) Michael Pfrommer

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A discussion of the style, iconography and craftsmanship of 17 spectacular pieces of gold jewellery from Ptolemaic Egypt, dating from the late-3rd century BC. The pieces include earrings, bracelets, beads and a hairnet. The author places the pieces in their historical and iconographic context with special emphasis on the pieces as expressions of dynastic power.

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 188 x 234 x 8mm | 359.99g
  • 01 Feb 2002
  • Getty Trust Publications
  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Santa Monica CA
  • English
  • 34 colour & 43 b&w illustrations, 1 map
  • 0892366338
  • 9780892366330
  • 1,222,610

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Michael Pfrommer, associatc professor of classical archaeology at the University of Trier (Germany), is a specialist in Hellenistic metalwork and the author of Getty publication Metalwork from the Hellenized East, 1993.

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