The Gravestones of Chersonesos: Research and Conservation [Paperback]

Joseph Coleman Carter (Editor)

ISBN: 9789758071470 | Published by: Institute of Classical Archaeology | Year of Publication: 2006 | Language: English 91p, many color illus.

The Gravestones of Chersonesos


This book, published in conjunction with the opening of the Packard Laboratory at the archaeological site of Chersonesos (near Sevastopol, Ukraine), documents the unique Greek and Roman painted gravestones found there.

It includes a brief history of the site, a discussion of the gravestones, their manufacture and cultural significance, methods of study, and conservation. The book served as a catalog for the exhibition of the gravestones which opened July, 2006 in Chersonesos.

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