Roman Art: A Guide through The Metropolitan Museum of Art&

Roman Art: A Guide through The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Collection

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A handsome guide of some 200 of the most important works in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's rich and diverse collection

The collection of Roman art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the finest in the world. It contains more than 5,000 objects, including exquisite cameos, refined silver vessels and utensils, spectacular Pompeiian frescoes, monumental sculptures in stone and bronze and elaborate sarcophagi. This handsome guide features a selection of over 200 of the most important works that exemplify this rich and diverse collection, each presented in detail and illustrated with stunning colour photography.

Every work is accompanied by an engaging text written by prominent scholars that establishes the object's significance in antiquity, providing new insights for a contemporary understanding of ancient Roman art.

  • Author: Paul Zanker
  • Paperback: 424 pages | 410 colour and 25 black and white illustrations
  • Date published: July 2020
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1785511837
  • Product Dimensions: 28.1 x 22.0 cm

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