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Introduction: context, connections and scale

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Around 500 BC a new mode of visual expression emerged in Europe. To the north of the Alps, craftspeople began to decorate objects in ways that were strikingly different from the long-standing traditions of the preceding millennia (e.g. Garrow & Gosden 2012, 40–41; Jacobsthal 1944, 155–58; Wells 2008; 2012; Chapter 3, this volume). Whereas the artistic styles of the Bronze Age had been built around repetitive arrangements of geometric motifs, this new style was founded on swirling patterns and...

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University of Oxford
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School of Archaeology
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Ashmolean Museum
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Wolfson College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Ashmolean Museum
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Editor
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0000-0001-5084-5843
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Editor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
School of Archaeology
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Editor
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Oxbow Books
Host title:
Art in the Eurasian Iron Age: Context, connections and scale
Chapter number:
Introduction
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1-8
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Oxford
Publication date:
2019-12-31
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9781789253948
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English
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1065836
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2023-07-13

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