Great moments in Greek archaeology

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Publisher:
J. Paul Getty Museum,
Pub. Date:
2007.
Language:
English
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This beautifully illustrated book offers a wide-ranging overview of the greatest archaeological sites and discoveries from ancient Greece. The contributors--a veritable who's who of the most venerable names in Greek archaeology--include both those who have excavated at the sites in question and scholars who have spent a lifetime studying the monuments about which they write.Presented here are the legendary sites of ancient Greece, including the Athenian Acropolis, Olympia, Delphi, Schliemann's Mycenae, and the Athenian Agora; the most iconic sculptures in the Greek world, such as the Aphrodite of Melos and the Nike of Samothrace; and several fascinating chapters on underwater archaeology discussing the Kyrenia and Uluburun shipwrecks and the astonishing bronze masterpieces raised from the sea. This is the first book to bring together the archaeological legacy of ancient Greece in a concise and accessible way while still preserving the excitement of discovery.
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title_full Great moments in Greek archaeology / academic coordinator, Panos Valavanis ; translated by David Hardy ; foreword by Angelos Delivorrias ; essays by George F. Bass ... [et al.]
title_short Great moments in Greek archaeology