The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Miscellaneous Finds of Terracotta [Hardback]

Sonia Klinger(Author)

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ISBN: 9780876611883 | Published by: American School of Classical Studies at Athens | Series: Corinth | Volume: XVIII.8 | Year of Publication: 2021 | 224p, H12 x W9, 5 plans, 32 plates, 1 table
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The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore

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This volume presents the terracotta miscellaneous finds from the Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore at Acrocorinth. The finds comprise 21 classes, including protomes and masks, altars, plaques, models of various personal and household items, and loomweights and other textile tools (the latter initially studied by Gloria S. Merker and brought to publication by Nancy Bookidis). In addition to providing a catalogue of the finds arranged according to their subjects, the authors compare these finds with similar objects found elsewhere in Greece and refer to literary, epigraphical, and visual sources to understand their possible uses and meanings and the character of religious activity that may have triggered their dedication in the sanctuary. This volume will greatly facilitate comparative studies of ancient Greek miscellaneous finds and will be an important reference for historians of Greek art as well as of Greek religion.

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