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Author Lawton, Carol L., author.

Title Votive reliefs / by Carol L. Lawton.

Publication Info. Princeton, New Jersey : The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 150 pages, 60 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Series The Athenian Agora : results of excavations conducted by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens ; volume XXXVIII
Athenian Agora ; v. 38.
Summary "This volume includes all of the Classical, Hellenistic, and Roman votive reliefs found to date in the excavations of the Athenian Agora. In addition to providing a catalogue of the reliefs arranged according to their subjects, the author treats the history of their discovery, their production and workmanship, iconography, and function. A large part of the study is devoted to discussion of the original contexts of the reliefs, in an attempt to determine their relationship to shrines in the vicinity and to investigate what they can tell us about the character of religious activity in the vicinity of the Agora. The work will be an important reference for historians of Greek art as well as of Greek religio"--Publisher description.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xiii-xxv) and indexes.
Contents Introduction: History of excavation and contexts; history of scholarship; chronology; the deities, heroes, and their shrines; the dedicators; production; iconography; function; introduction to the catalogue -- Catalogue: Deities (1/81) -- Catalogue: Heroes and heroines (82/141) -- Catalogue: Worshippers (142/185) -- Catalogue: Anatomical votives (186/194) -- Catalogue: Unfinished votive reliefs, reliefs of uncertain content (195/224) -- Concordance of inventory and catalogue numbers -- General index -- Index of museums -- Index of inscriptions -- Index of ancient authors.
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Subject Agora (Athens, Greece)
Athens (Greece) -- Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Greece -- Athens.
Relief (Sculpture), Classical -- Greece -- Athens.
Relief (Sculpture), Hellenistic -- Greece -- Athens.
Relief (Sculpture), Roman -- Greece -- Athens.
Shrines -- Greece -- Athens.
Votive offerings -- Greece -- Athens.
Athens (Greece) -- Religious life and customs.
Social archaeology -- Greece -- Athens.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lawton, Carol L. Votive reliefs. Princeton, New Jersey : The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2017 9780876612385 (DLC) 2017010644 (OCoLC)980302529
ISBN 9781621390312 (electronic bk.)
1621390314 (electronic bk.)