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    The Symposium in Context: Pottery from a Late Archaic House Near the Athenian Agora (Hesperia Supplements) (Paperback) By (author) Kathleen M. Lynch

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    DescriptionThis book presents the first well-preserved set of sympotic pottery which served a Late Archaic house in the Athenian Agora. The deposit contains household and fine-ware pottery, nearly all the figured pieces of which are forms associated with communal drinking. Since it comes from a single house, the pottery also reflects purchasing patterns and thematic preferences of the homeowner. The multifaceted approach adopted in this book shows that meaning and use are inherently related, and that through archaeology one can restore a context of use for a class of objects frequently studied in isolation.

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    The Symposium in Context
    Pottery from a Late Archaic House Near the Athenian Agora
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kathleen M. Lynch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 218 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,220 g
    ISBN 13: 9780876615461
    ISBN 10: 0876615469

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HDDK
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    DC22: 938.5
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
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    BIC subject category V2: AFPC, 3D, 1QDAG
    DC22: 938/.5
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: DF287.A23 L96 2011
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    DC23: 938.5
    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    24 col and 258 bw figs, 15 tables
    American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Imprint name
    American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Publication date
    11 November 2011
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    Review quote
    This is an exemplary study, a very thorough, painstaking endeavor that enables the interested reader to gain valuable information about the household of an Athenian citizen (and his family) during the turbulent time of the Persian War and a bit beyond. It is a welcome glimpse into an aspect of the ancient Greek past that is often very elusive. In every way this splendid new book meets the high standards we have come to expect of Agora publications. -- Mary B. Moore, Hunter College Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2012.07.40 The Symposium in Context is a thorough (and beautifully produced) study with scrupulous attention to detail, notable for its exploration and integration of a significant body of ceramic and some other materials within their archaeological context. -- Margaret C. Miller American Journal Of Archaeology July 2013