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By Antoine Hermary

During the previous few many years, Cypriot artwork and archaeology have won a trendy position within the learn of Mediterranean tradition. The Cesnola assortment, which was once obtained among 1874 and 1876 through The Metropolitan Museum of artwork, is an important of its style on the planet, and comprises 635 stone sculptures, each one of that is meticulously catalogued during this lavishly illustrated book. this can be the 1st catalogue of the complete assortment, with various formerly unpublished works. unheard of examples of Cypriot stone sculpture, together with votive figures of guys, ladies, kids, and animals, sculptures of gods and mythological figures, and intricate funerary monuments, are represented and defined. a number of masterworks are of remarkable caliber and element which are designated on this planet. This finished examine and ebook represents an important contribution to the examine and figuring out of Cypriot paintings and archaeology.

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