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Minoan and Mycenaean ArtSKU: 9780500203033 Supplier: Thames & Hudson Out of stock
Author: Reynold A. Higgins
Format: Paperback | 216 pages
Dimensions: 149 x 210 x 17.78mm | 458.13g
Publication date: 17 Nov 1997
he magnificent works of art of ancient Crete, Mycenae and the Cycladic Islands are awe-inspiring in their richness, variety and vitality. Frescoes, jewelry, sculpture, gold funeral masks, ivories and countless other beautiful artifacts - all the significant works of art and architecture are described and illustrated in Dr Higgins's distinguished and classic survey. It includes coverage of the breathtaking frescoes from Akrotiri on the island of Thera, the unique ivory figurine from Palaikastro, objects from the palace of Mallia and the intriguing presence of Minoan-style frescoes in Egypt.