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Author Török, László, 1941-

Title Hellenizing art in ancient Nubia, 300 BC-AD 250, and its Egyptian models : a study in "acculturation" / by Laszlo Torok
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 358 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Culture and history of the ancient Near East
Culture and history of the ancient Near East.
Contents Ergamenes, Aktisanes, and the modern discovery of Hellenizing art in Meroe -- Reception without understanding? -- An elusive model: images of Egypt's multicultural identity in the Ptolemaic and Roman periods -- Early contacts with Ptolemaic Egypt and the early imports -- Hellenizing architecture and sculpture in Meroe city -- The great enclosure at Musawwarat es Sufra -- From mass-product to luxury and back: decorated fine pottery and Meroitic vase painting -- The Hellenistic Egyptian style kiosk at Naqa, or "acculturation" sidetracked -- Media and messages: the autonomy of Nubian "acculturation."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Architecture, Hellenistic -- Nubia.
Art -- Nubia -- Egyptian influences.
Art, Ancient -- Nubia.
Art, Hellenistic -- Nubia.
Meroe (Extinct city) -- Antiquities.
Nubia -- Antiquities.
Nubia -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004211284 (electronic bk.)
9004211292 (electronic bk.)
9789004211285 (electronic bk.)
9789004211292 (electronic bk.)