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DERVENI KRATER

By: BERYL BARR-SHARRAR

Price: $25.00

Publisher: AMER. SCHOOL OF CL STD ATHENS:

Seller ID: IM301449

ISBN: 0876619626

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


This beautifully illustrated book represents the first full publication of the most elaborate metal vessel from the ancient world yet discovered. Found in an undisturbed Macedonian tomb of the late 4th century B.C., the volute krater is a tour de force of highly sophisticated methods of bronze working. An unusual program of iconography informs every area of the vessel. Snakes with copper and silver inlaid stripes frame the rising handles, wrapping their bodies around mas... View more info