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Carter, Martha: ARTS OF THE HELLENIZED EAST. Precious Metalwork and Gems of the Pre-Islamic era. London, 2015. 424 pp. Colour illustrations throughout. 28x23 cm. Cloth.
Discusses and illustrates 80 spectacular bowls, drinking vessels and other luxury items from the Hellenistic East. Includes numerous items never before published. The objects date from the centuries following Alexander the Great's conquest of Iran and Bactria up to the advent of the Islamic era. Includes Sasanian and central Asian material. Essays accompany. These treasures all held in the al-Sabah Collection in Kuwait.
Subjects: Alexander Art
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 4 in printed List 199.
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