portraits of the Greeks. by Richter, Gisela Marie Augusta

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Published by Phaidon in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Portrait sculpture, Ancient -- Greece.,
  • Portrait sculpture, Greek.,
  • Greece -- Biography -- Portraits.

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Includes indexes.

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Statementby Gisela M.A. Richter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7585 R54 SUPPL.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20183528M
ISBN 100714815241

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