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Title Hellenistic and Roman terracottas / edited by Giorgos Papantoniou, Demetrios Michaelides, Maria Dikomitou-Eliadou.

Publication Info. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019.

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Description 1 online resource
Series Monumenta Graeca et Romana ; Volume 23
Monumenta Graeca et Romana ; v. 23.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1: Cyprus. Terracottas in a domestic context: the case of the house of Orpheus in Nea Paphos, Cyprus / Giorgios Papantoniou, Demetrios Michaelides and Maria Dikomitou-Eliadou -- Hellenistic terracottas and limestone sculptures in Cypriot sanctuaries: on the search for types and votive habits / Gabriele Koiner and Nicole Reitinger / The terracottas from the Kitian sanctuary of Artemis Paralia: a snapshot / Pauline Maillard -- Terracotta figurines of Hellenistic Arsinoe and environs / Eustathios Raptou -- Hellenistic terracottas: the evidence from Ancient Arsinoe / Nancy Serwint -- About Aphrodite and Eros at Amathous: terracotta and sculpture / Isabelle Tassignon -- Underneath the veil: terracotta figurines from the Amathous Eastern Necropolis / Elisavet Stefani -- Contemplating issues of historical continuity: the case of the figurines from Erimi-Bamboula, Cyprus / Polina Christofi -- Hellenistic and Roman terracottas in the Cypriot collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: contexts, iconography, meaning and Mediterranean connections / Anja Ulbrich.
Part 2: Greece and Asia Minor. Theriomorphic figures in Hellenistic and Roman Arcadia: nostalgia and ritual / Erin Walcek Averett -- Production of terracotta figurines in the Hellenistic period at the ancient city of Pherai, Thessaly / Argyroula Doulgeri-Intzesiloglou and Polyxeni Arachoviti -- Some new insights into the materials used for the decoration of Hellenistic terracotta figurines in the Pherai workshops, Greece / Eleni Asderaki-Tzoumerkioti, Manos Dionyssiou, Argyroula Doulgeri-Intzesiloglou and Polyxeni Arachoviti -- A group of terracotta ex-voto figurines from Amarynthos, Euboea: a case study in sanctuary deposition practices / Constantina Benissi -- Greek terracotta dolls: between the domestic and the religious sphere / Frauke Gutschke -- Terracotta veiled women: a symbol of transition from Nymphe to Gyne / Nathalie Martin -- The soft youth in Boeotian coroplasty / Angele Rosenberg-Dimitracopoulou -- "Visiting gods" revisited. Aphrodite visiting Artemis, or Bride? / Arthur Muller -- Aphrodite, coming of age and marriage: contextualisation and reconsideration of the nude young women kneeling in a shell / Stéphanie Huysecom-Haxhi -- Terracottas from Pergamon's residential area: comments regarding chronology and relations to other sites / Sven Kielau.
Part 3: Italy. Production and consumption of terracottas: a case study at Metapontion in Southern Italy / Rebecca Miller Ammerman -- Coroplastics from the house of Marcus Fabius Rufus in Pompeii: archaeological artefacts from a sacred place / Alessandro Russo -- Clay togati (men wearing a tunic and holding a scroll) from harbour and river towns: some hypotheses regarding their occurrence and meaning / Elena Martelli.
Part 4: North Africa. Sacred and funeral terracotta figurines in Africa Proconsularis, Numidia and Mauretania Caesariensis between the first and third centuries CE / Solenn de Larminat -- Female figurines in Roman Karanis: an agentive approach / Lara Weiss.
Part 5: The Levant and Mesopotamia. From Alexandria to Tyros: the Egyptian character of the Hellenistic figurines from Kharayeb / Marianna Castiglione -- Toward a Levantine Koine: ties between Hellenistic terracottas from Coele Syria and Cyprus / Adi Erlich -- The case of the Persian riders at Seleucid Jebel Khalid on the Euphrates: the survival tradition in a Greek settlement / Heather Jackson -- A look from the outside: Mediterranean influences on the terracotta figurines from Seleucia on the Tigris / Roberta Menegazzi -- The plaster figurines of Khirbet es-Samrā Cemetery in Jordan / Abdalla Nabulsi.
Summary "Hellenistic and Roman Terracottas is a collective volume presenting newly excavated material, as well as diverse and innovative approaches in the study the iconography, function and technology of ancient terracottas."--EBSCO.
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Subject Terra-cotta sculpture, Hellenistic.
Terra-cotta sculpture, Roman.
ART -- Sculpture & Installation.
Terra-cotta sculpture, Hellenistic.
Terra-cotta sculpture, Roman.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Papantoniou, Giorgos, editor.
Michaēlidēs, Dēmētrēs, editor.
Dikomitou-Eliadou, Maria, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Hellenistic and Roman terracottas. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019 9789004384699 (DLC) 2019006549
ISBN 9789004384835 (electronic bk.)
9004384839 (electronic bk.)