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Pompeii A.D. 79 : essay and catalogue / by John Ward-Perkins and Amanda Claridge ; with additions by the Department of Classical Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

; Claridge, Amanda, author
1st trade ed.. New York : Knopf, 1978.
ISBN 9780394504919, 0394504917

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Other Authors Claridge, Amanda,
Subjects Antiquities.
Italy -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Italy -- Pompeii (Extinct city)
Pompeii (Extinct city) -- Exhibitions.
Description 215 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Summary Here in 450 plates--50 in full color--is the life and art of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae, the ancient Roman towns buried by a catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius for more than sixteen centuries until their discovery and excavation. This volume brings together more than 300 murals, sculptures, and artifacts recovered from the ashes and ultimately housed in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples and the Pompeii Antiquarium.
Contents Campania -- History of Pompeii -- The town : government and people -- The town : planning and architecture -- The Pompeian house and garden -- The economy : agriculture and industry -- Cults and beliefs -- Entertainment, sport, and leisure -- Painting -- Sculpture -- The other arts -- Herculaneum.
Genre Exhibition catalogs.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4494876
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ward-Perkins, J. B. 1912-1981.
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