The Gravestones of Chersonesos

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Publisher  Institute of Classical Archaeology
Publication Date   December 12, 2006
ISBN  9758071475
Pages  91

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This book, published in conjunction with the opening of the Packard Laboratory at the archaeological site of Chersonesos (near Sevastopol, Ukraine), documents the unique Greek and Roman painted gravestones found there. It includes a brief history of the site, a discussion of the gravestones, their manufacture and cultural significance, methods of study, and conservation. The book served as a catalog for the exhibition of the gravestones which opened July, 2006 in Chersonesos.

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