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EGYPT IN ITALY: VISIONS OF EGYPT IN ROMAN IMPERIAL CULTURE. Molly Swetnam-Burland. Cambridge University Press, 2015. 262 pp. with 96 ills. (8 col.). 27 x 19 cm. LC 2014-43438 ISBN 9781107040489 In English.
Publisher's description: This book examines the appetite for Egyptian and Egyptian-looking artwork in Italy during the century following Rome's annexation of Aegyptus as a province. In the early imperial period, Roman interest in Egyptian culture was widespread, as evidenced by works ranging from monumental obelisks, brought to the capital, to locally made emulations of Egyptian artifacts.
Indexing: Western, Ancient Mediterranean, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Ancient Egypt/North Africa — Egypt, Italy — Several Media
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 166583
Hardcover $110.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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