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Two new Lekythoi and two ’Ghosts’

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Most archaeologists agree that the antiquities market is ‘a bad thing’ since vases appear bereft of their context, are frequently purloined from ancient graves, and their high prices encourage illicit dealings. A few antiquaries opine that such vessels are still useful, because they often provide their own context, are evidence of workshop outputs, and give chronological, artistic, and iconographical information. In earlier times, such vases were published in basic or lavish catalogues held i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Brepols Publisher's website
Volume:
4
Pages:
59-66
Series:
Studies in Classical Archaeology
Host title:
Visual Histories of the Classical World: Essays in Honour of R.R.R. Smith
Publication date:
2019-01-24
Acceptance date:
2018-08-15
Source identifiers:
915995
ISBN:
9782503576329
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:915995
UUID:
uuid:3d050636-52b2-451a-a695-bf461ad58d9c
Local pid:
pubs:915995
Deposit date:
2018-09-10

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