Marbleworkers in the Athenian Agora

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ASCSA, 2006 - History - 52 pages
The 5th-century B.C. poet Pindar remarked on the rich sculptural decoration of the Athenian Agora, and, indeed, over 3,500 pieces of various types of sculpture have been uncovered during its excavation. This full-color guide sheds new light on the marble industry in and around the Agora, including rich evidence for sculptors' workshops, their tools, and techniques. The text discusses the works of both famous and anonymous artists.
 

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Contents

Section 1
2
Section 2
5
Section 3
7
Section 4
9
Section 5
11
Section 6
13
Section 7
21
Section 8
23
Section 9
25
Section 10
32
Section 11
35
Section 12
43
Section 13
49
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About the author (2006)

Carol L. Lawton is Professor of Art History at Lawrence University.

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