Ancestor masks and aristocratic power in Roman culture /

"In the first comprehensive study of Roman ancestor masks in English, Harriet Flower explains the reasons behind the use of wax masks in the commemoration of politically prominent family members by the elite society of Rome. Flower traces the functional evolution of ancestor masks, from their f...

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Main Author: Flower, Harriet I.
Format: Book
Language:English
Latin
Ancient Greek
Published:Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999, ©1996.
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Location: Lower Level

Call Number: 393.9 F644
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