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A Metropolitan Museum of artwork e-book crucial number of Cypriot antiquities outdoor Cyprus is the Cesnola assortment at New York's Metropolitan Museum of artwork, assembled by way of Luigi Palma di Cesnola, the 1st director of the museum. Cesnola used to be a Civil warfare veteran who went to Cyprus in 1866 and, in excavations there, sought to rival the reveals of Heinrich Schliemann at Troy. Now, at the party of the redecorate of the Metropolitan's Cypriot galleries, comes this gorgeously illustrated catalogue of a few 500 items, starting from glass, stone sculpture, and terra-cotta collectible figurines to lamps, pottery, and jewellery.

The Cesnola assortment contains works which are one of the best examples of Cypriot artwork from the prehistoric, Archaic, Classical/Hellenistic, and Roman sessions. the 1st scholarly catalogue due to the fact 1914 of a giant choice from the Cesnola assortment, this quantity could be a useful reference.

260 illustrations, 250 in complete colour, five line drawings, eight 0.5 x eleven"

VASSOS KARAGEORGHIS has authored a number of scholarly volumes and articles on Cypriot antiquities, released within the usa, Europe, and Cyprus.

JOAN R. MERTENS is curator, division of Greek and Roman artwork, The Metropolitan Museum of artwork. MARICE E. ROSE is learn affiliate, division of Greek and Roman paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of paintings.

EXHIBITION agenda The Metropolitan Museum of artwork, New YorkNew galleries establishing in

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