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Oriental forerunners of Byzantine painting; first-century wall paintings from the fortress of Dura on the middle Euphrates, by James Henry Breasted.

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Author/Creator:
Breasted, James Henry, 1865-1935.
Publication:
Chicago, Ill., University of Chicago Press [©1924]
Series:
University of Chicago Oriental Institute publications; vol. I.
The University of Chicago Oriental Institute publications, vol. I
Format/Description:
Book
4 preliminary leaves, 105 pages illustrations (including plan) XXIII plates (some color ; including frontispiece) maps (1 double) 31 cm.
Subjects:
Dura-Europos (Extinct city)
Mural painting and decoration.
Syria -- Dura-Europos (Extinct city)
Local subjects:
Mural painting -- SP7 -- Syria -- Dura.
Contents:
Introduction / Franz Cumont
1. History of Dura-Salihiya
2. Discovery of the Dura-Salihiyah paintings
3. City and Fortress of Dura
4. Temple of Zeus-Baal in the Fortress of Dura
5. Wall paintings of the Zeus-Baal Temple.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Other format:
Online version: Breasted, James Henry, 1865-1935. Oriental forerunners of Byzantine painting.
ISBN:
0226071855
9780226071855
OCLC:
1136976
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