Ancient Portraits from the Athenian Agora...

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Author  Evelyn B. Harrison
Publisher  American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Publication Date   October 22, 2012
ISBN  0876616058
Pages  32

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Although the famous bronze statues seen by the Roman tourist Pausanias have been melted down, the Agora preserves a number of fine portraits in stone. While a few of these are named, most of the portraits in this booklet represent ordinary men and women; priests, athletes, and officials. Referring to over 40 black and white photos, the author discusses hairstyles, clothing and facial expressions to shed light on the individuals depicted.

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