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Perspektiven der Archäologie

[Image – Space – Performance: Perspectives of Archaeology]

Ed. by Dally, Ortwin / Moraw, Susanne / Ziemssen, Hauke

Series:Topoi – Berlin Studies of the Ancient World/Topoi – Berliner Studien der Alten Welt 11

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    Aims and Scope

    Images are more than just objects to be observed. In all periods they have had a direct influence on the way we perceive things and act, in particular in the course of ceremonies. In this volume, various archaeological disciplines consider a number of case studies of the relationships between works of art, spaces and actions in past cultures– including the Nasca-Palpa glyphs in South America, the Stone Age site of Göbekli Tepe, Minoan and Mycenaean palaces, and Greek and Roman towns. The aim is to developa new methodical approach to the power and effect of works of art.

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    "Overall the book is a welcome addition to the scholarship that explores the significance of pictorial representations in ancient societies."
    Maria Kopsacheili in: BMCR 2014.04.05

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